What breed am I?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ihavechicks, Oct 6, 2013.

  1. ihavechicks

    ihavechicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got her at a garage sale yesterday. They told me she was a EE that lays blue eggs. She's the sweetest little girl but scared of the rest of my flock. I was surprised to see how many bullies I have.
     
  2. AK Baha

    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say EE but i'm no expert.Just a guess.
     
  3. Bullitt

    Bullitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You might try putting this hen in a cage within the coop so your flock can get used to seeing this hen. Then after a few days you can allow the hen to become part of the flock.

    It probably is an Easter Egger. But since Easter Egger is not a breed, it is difficult to identify. The name Easter Egger describes any chicken similar to an Ameraucana or Araucana that does not meet the breed standards.
     
  4. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    She is an Easter Egger or an Easter Egger cross they are usually a cross between an Ameraucana and another breed of chicken, they can lay white, brown, blue, and olive colored eggs depending on how far away their blue egg gene is ( it looks like she has some blue laced red wyandotte in her). Here's a link that will help you integrate her into your flock smoothly: http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2013/04/when-to-move-chicks-from-brooder-to.html
     
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  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Looks like what you were told is correct!
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, she's an Easter Egger. Pretty girl!
     
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    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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  8. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    She looks like an ee, but you need to quarantine her to make sure she's not sick and thus spreads it to your flock. Do everything for her last, after you have done your flock for the day. I dust and worm any new birds before they even get put into the qt pen. In this time she might even lay you an egg so than you would know what she lays. After at least a month of qt ( I do more than a month) you can slowly introduce her to your flock.
     

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