Sussex

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

  1. Kayley3069

    Kayley3069 In 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 Crowing

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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 Queen of the Coop

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    agreed
     
  5. Kayley3069

    Kayley3069 In 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

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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 Chirping

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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 Crowing

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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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