What breed is she?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Egiroux, Jan 16, 2012.

  1. Egiroux

    Egiroux In the Brooder

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    This is/was Rosie, our first chicken that showed up living in our rock wall one day and became a pet. Unfortunately she liked to roam quite a bit and is no longer with us. I want to get another bird of this breed, whatever it is.

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  2. azygous

    azygous Free Ranging

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    Looks like an EE. If she lays blue or green eggs, this is probably the breed.
     
  3. chics in the sun

    chics in the sun Songster

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    Yep, looks just like my EE. Just get more than one next time, as they like to have friends. She may have been wandering to try and find a flock to hang with!

    Now lets see if I can figure out how to post a picture of my EE, who looks just like her......
     
  4. chics in the sun

    chics in the sun Songster

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    I'll have to try it on my regular computer later, not the ipad.
    Anyway, EEs are not really a breed, they are just any chicken that has a blue egg laying gene mixed in. You will get alot of variety when you look for another one. Mine is like yours, no beard, but lays a nice big pastel green egg.
     
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  5. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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    possable EE
     
  6. JodyJo

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    looks like one of my EE hens
     
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  7. jeslewmazer

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    If not a EE, then possible Game mix.
     
  8. DoubleTake

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    Looks like an EE to me! Have three just like it.... except mine have the fluffy cheeks! Its like a partridge coloring I think.
     
  9. chics in the sun

    chics in the sun Songster

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    There we go! They could be twins! This is Jade, who came from a feed store, who most likely got her from a hatchery....
     
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    triplets. mine makes green eggs.. EE but there are names that she matches up to besides EE. ;) like Brahma.
     

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