Olive Egger mystery breed

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chambertin, Jan 31, 2013.

  1. Chambertin

    Chambertin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's another anchent Chinese secret I need to unravel.

    About 7 months ago I picked up some more unique birds from a good breeder outside the city and they mentioned a green egg breed, so I picked up two. Unfortunatly one didnt make it, poor girl. However one is flourishing and had just laid her second egg, even darker than the first.

    I looked at the Araucana x Marans cross and honestly this girl has zero of the features expected.
    So anyone have any ideas on what this little girl might have been bred from?
    Some photos of her, she's become more flighty since the eggs have come out.

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    A profile shot of her.

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    A little better profile with legg showing. The comb is large enough it flopps over to this side.

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    She turned at the last second I'm lucky I even got this much before she went under her favorite tree.
    Its a good shot of the neck feather detail.

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    Tried the above shot, this is as close as it gets.

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    Back in her pullet days, the pure black one didnt make it. ;_;
    I nicknamed them Blackhead and Whitehead now its back to the original name, Jinbo -(for the golden chocolate wrapper foil)


    Now the eggs:
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    For lighting comparison, a white egg.

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    The two greenies, still pretty light but should improve. Boy computer doesnt do much for colour.
     
    Last edited: Jan 31, 2013
  2. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Chambertin

    Chambertin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks a ton!
    I dont think I would have found that on my own.
    I really like these birds a little flighty but nice to have around and receptive to people. The eggs are Huge compared to what I was expecting from thsi little girl.
     

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