Rare and Exotic but WHAT is it?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Karen_C, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. Karen_C

    Karen_C New Egg

    Oct 4, 2011
    We ordered our meat chickens from McMurray about 10 weeks ago and with the order they threw in a rare and exotic chick. He/She is thriving but I'd really love to know what it is we have. I have scoured every resource I can find and haven't found the exact match yet. Anyone able to help me out? Thanks!


  2. rebel-rousing-at-night

    rebel-rousing-at-night Chillin' With My Peeps

    It's an Easter Egger chicken.

    I'm on the fence as far as gender though.
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    Easter Egger (definitely not rare or exotic [​IMG] ) pullet
  4. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Easter Egger ~ McMurray calls them "Araucanas/Americanas". She will lay a "colored egg". If you are lucky it will be blue or green ~ although some will lay a shade of brown instead. Brown is a color! [​IMG]

    She is a very pretty girl!
    Last edited: Oct 4, 2011
  5. KandiandJerry

    KandiandJerry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yep X3
  6. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2011
    Eastern Kansas
    I def think it is a Cutie!! [​IMG]
  7. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2011
    Houston, TX
    Easter Egger hen
  8. Karen_C

    Karen_C New Egg

    Oct 4, 2011
    Thanks everyone for the quick replies! My kids are running around the house screaming with excitement. They just watched our meat chickens go off to be processed tonight and were a bit down. Now they're excited about the possibility of eggs....colored ones at that. Yep, we're newbies and I'm completely addicted to these critters.
  9. Duramaxgirl

    Duramaxgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2010
    EE! Lucky you got a hen they usually send out roos.
  10. littlecreekfarm

    littlecreekfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 1, 2011
    Maybe an easter egger?

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