Partridge in ARAUCANAS? ***PICS added***

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Birch Run Farm, Oct 20, 2009.

  1. Birch Run Farm

    Birch Run Farm Biddy up!

    Sep 5, 2008
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    Anyone have any, know of any? I promise I'll get a pic up soon but I have a VERY interesting pullet chick with some massive tufts coming in. She looks partirdge to me!
     
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  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Well, there is BBR. Which version of partridge do you mean--as in OEG or as in cochins/wyandottes/silkies?
     
  3. Birch Run Farm

    Birch Run Farm Biddy up!

    Sep 5, 2008
    VERMONT
    Her feathers (still chick feathers) look very much like my partridge rock hen. And no, no way is she out of that hen.
     
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  4. Birch Run Farm

    Birch Run Farm Biddy up!

    Sep 5, 2008
    VERMONT
    Here are some photos.

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    Comments? She is still very small yet and will molt into adult plumage.
     
  5. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    Where did you get the chick from? If it is a "Araucana" I would say it is an EE.
     
  6. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    She's definitely not a typical EE (which have muffs/beard/tail), as she has visible tufts and appears rumpless. She's a typical nonstandard color araucana, which happens quite frequently in this breed. I don't think I've ever seen that color, but she is beautiful. Do you plan to keep her? I'd love to see her in adult plumage.
     
  7. Birch Run Farm

    Birch Run Farm Biddy up!

    Sep 5, 2008
    VERMONT
    Oh yes, she's a keeper. She is out of true araucanas so I don't know where the EE comment comes from. She is rumpless. [​IMG]
     
  8. blue fire

    blue fire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks like she needs a hug..... [​IMG]
     
  9. Germaine_11.20

    Germaine_11.20 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2009
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    Oh, she does look partridge. Did you hatch her out? She looks like an Aracauna to me.
    How fun! You have a new color project I bet. Good luck
     
  10. chixie

    chixie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2009
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    adorable
     

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