Wanting help with my bantams please

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kiminal, Aug 18, 2007.

  1. kiminal

    kiminal New Egg

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    Hi these are my bantams - with the photo with the girls on the chair, the one at the top of the chair lays blue eggs, while the other girl lays brown ones. I would dearly love to know what they are, and I will load a couple of photos of the two chicks I have from my rooster and the girl who lays the blue ones. His tail feathers a quite a bit longer now. Many thanks for taking a look...

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  2. kiminal

    kiminal New Egg

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    Here is the mother of the chicks and the chicks themselves. I'm hoping that they are girls but I don't have a clue how to tell. Their eyes have lightened up a bit since this photo. The pink one is actually white - both chicks have khaki coloured legs; very strange colour.

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  3. FamilyOfChickens

    FamilyOfChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My guess for the black one on top of the chair and with the chicks is an EE with something else..Either Silkie or Polish? Someone else will probably be able to tell for sure...But I'm almost certain she's part EE. (Which is funny, as an EE is a mixed-breed in itself. [​IMG] )
     
  4. wren

    wren Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow what a beautiful Roo!
     
  5. kiminal

    kiminal New Egg

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    Thanks for your replies. Could you tell me what an EE is please? Whitey is a beautiful boy and loves to have his photo taken.
     
  6. rosyposyosy

    rosyposyosy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    EE = Easter Egger. it isnt an ameraucana, it isnt an araucana it is a mutt that somewhere along the line, had blue/green laying anscestors.

    do your chickens live in the house?!
     
  7. kiminal

    kiminal New Egg

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    They have an outside coop, but they do tend to wander freely around the place. Their windowsill is on a sort of outside conservatory, and they do get brought in for cuddles and photos...
     
  8. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    What a good boy!! I'm so jealous! [​IMG]
     
  9. kiminal

    kiminal New Egg

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    We think he may be a welsummer but I don't know. When he's happy his red bits behind his ears go speckled white but most of the time they are red. I'm hoping that the babies are girls but I don't know how to tell, as when Whitey was hatched he had a spiky little yellow comb.
     
  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    OMG, the mother looks just like my three Poufy-headed Sisters! They are Cochin/Silkie crossed with Barred Rock. Take a look at these-they all had Barred Rock moms:
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