Sussex

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Kayley3069, Sep 11, 2017.

  1. Kayley3069

    Kayley3069 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have two chickens I am unsure of what they are. I was told they were Sussex but I'm starting the think EEs, they have started laying and all eggs I have gotten are brown to tan. However, this morning I did have a green egg, but I have 5 EEs as well. IMG_1033.JPG IMG_1034.JPG IMG_1037.JPG IMG_1039.JPG IMG_1040.JPG IMG_1041.JPG IMG_1043.JPG IMG_1044.JPG
     
  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see no Sussex there. Look to be all crossbreds, could be Easter Eggers as well.
     
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    agreed
     
  5. Kayley3069

    Kayley3069 Out Of The Brooder

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    They are laying green eggs! Mystery solved lol
     
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Gray Farms
     
  7. DR ARNETT

    DR ARNETT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WAS 'BOUT TO SAY '' GREEN FEET FEATHER PATERN[ opps ] look like aracaunas [lay green egg] 1st time I've been rite today GBA
     
  8. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    close... these are Easter Eggers. Araucana would be rumpless, tufted, of a recognized color variety and lay blue eggs.
    EE are often confused with or misrepresented as araucana or ameraucana
     
  9. DR ARNETT

    DR ARNETT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BEG TO DIFFER, WHATEVER BREED OK. BUT, HAVE YET TO GET BLUE EGG FROM ARAUCANAS BOUGHT FROM 5 DERRERENT HATCHERIES,,,, & I'VE BEEN TRYING. ALWAYS GET GREEN EGGS. ORDER 'BLUE EGG LAYERS FROM MURRY MCMURRY'S THIS YR ALMOST READY TO START LAYING SO, WE'LL SEE THX GBA
     
  10. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Well, that's the problem right there. No hatchery has Araucanas. Only 2 have true blue or black Ameraucanas that lay blue eggs, but you will pay $20/chick. Most hatchery "Araucanas", "Ameraucanas" and "Americanas" are really Easter Eggers. If you pay $3 a chick, it's an EE.

    Did you get McMurray's Whiting true blues? I have a few and yes, they lay blue eggs.
     

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