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What breed are these handsome guys?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mistymac, Jan 31, 2017.

  1. mistymac

    mistymac Out Of The Brooder

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    We inherited these two studs... any idea what breed they are?[​IMG][/IMG]

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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Only one pic is showing. Looks like a Splash Ameraucana with a whole lot of red leakage.
     
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  3. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    Most likely Easter eggers.
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    That last one is definitely an Easter Egger.
     
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  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    They look like Easter Eggers to me.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    EE's
     
  7. GoldenFlight

    GoldenFlight Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Yep, EE's! They are beautiful, by the way![​IMG]
     
  8. mistymac

    mistymac Out Of The Brooder

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    Well we lost our pretty guy on the bottom due to the dogs [​IMG] The kids had named him "Ruff n Ready" now "Polar Express" is taking over the flock.
     
  9. mistymac

    mistymac Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't know a lot about coloring. Any idea what "coloring" the bottom guy was so I can try to find another?
     
  10. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Genetically, he was a partridge type patterning, one red and one silver base color gene, and had a Blue dilute gene. Nothing with a specific name. The first boy looks to have the same genetics, except he's splash, which means he's got two copies of the Blue dilute gene. Paired with the right hen, there is a very good chance of producing another cockerel that looks like the one you lost.
     

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