Stupid question I know but I am new to all this

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by citychicken1, Apr 9, 2011.

  1. citychicken1

    citychicken1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Can an EE have tufts instead of muffs? If not then what might it be? It is black and white with slate or grey leggs and a real tint tail. [​IMG]
     
  2. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    Sounds more like a true Aracauna. They have tufts and are rumpless (no tail).
     
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    citychicken1 Out Of The Brooder

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    This chick has no tail feathers but some little short feathers that curl down where the tail should be. Anyone else have thoughts on what breed it could be?
     
  4. gumbii

    gumbii Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Sounds like you have a REAL Araucana. Lucky you. [​IMG]


    Now, Easter Eggers can come without tails and with tufts, but it is a very rare case that is caused by a breeder owning Araucanas. Like, ahem, me. [​IMG] I've got a rumpless, tufted EE.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Post a picture?
     
  7. citychicken1

    citychicken1 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am trying to post a pic but it keeps saying error on page. Help?
     
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    citychicken1 Out Of The Brooder

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    There! I finally got these pictures loaded on here thanks to my son... I am such a computer idoit...so what I need to know is, is this actually an Aracona and if so can anyone tell if it is a cock or a hen? If it is a cock I have someone who wants it so I need to know what to tell him. Thanks !
     
  9. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Easter Egger, not araucana. Those are not tufts, they are muffs. Here is a true araucana with tufts:
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  10. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:Bingo. Don't worry, we all learn from misunderstandings. I thought my first EE's were Araucanas too; I thought one of them was indeed rumpless (he just grew his tail in late) and was tufted (they were muffs, not tufts)



    Oh, and he's a cockerel.
     

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