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Please Help !!! What breed is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MrOrpington16, Sep 8, 2013.

  1. MrOrpington16

    MrOrpington16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The adoption center said it was an Ameruacana. The adoption papers said Araucana/ barred rock mix... Please help !!.. So confused! Thank you !!
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  2. MrOrpington16

    MrOrpington16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. BuffOrps123

    BuffOrps123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a barred rock, no doubt.
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    With the comb and muffs/beard, and coloring it does look like a mix of a barred/cuckoo breed and an EE/Americauna/Araucana.
     
  5. shmccarthy

    shmccarthy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like an EE with some maran or barred rock cross in its ancestry. I have a similar young cockerel
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    (In the back) the only difference is how faint the barring on yours is, probably just washed out from cross breeding. I bred a BRx rooster to an EE hen and got mine, yours is probably a similar story. :)
     
  6. MrOrpington16

    MrOrpington16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What color eggs will it lay? She is 4 1/2 months old... Will she lay soon?
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    There is a good chance she will lay blue/green eggs, but no way to know for sure since you don't know her ancestry for certain. She looks like she is still a little ways off from laying, a month or so I would guess.
     
  8. shmccarthy

    shmccarthy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If there's a pea comb, then she has a very good chance of green eggs. Possibly olive colored eggs too.
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    It's simply a mixed breed bird with barring or cuckoo in the ancestry, and Easter egger back there somewhere.The straight comb really cuts down the chances of a blue or green egg, you'll probably get cream or light brown. Looks like eggs aren't far out from redness of the comb.
     
  10. MrOrpington16

    MrOrpington16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope she lays blue or green eggs;)
     

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