What breed is this youngster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by aratinga, Aug 1, 2013.

  1. aratinga

    aratinga New Egg

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    This little girl was in amongst the Buff Orpington pullets I purchased recently. She's mostly white, with grey-blue legs and yellow skin. Now that her feathers are coming in I can see some buff colored hackles, but her body, wing and tail feathers are all white. Her comb is still quite small so I couldn't get a good picture, but it's definitely not the single comb that the Buff Orpingtons have; it looks like it's going to be a pea comb.

    She's also by far the smartest, most curious, and most active chick in the bunch. I named her Dora, after Dora the Explorer! Thanks for any insights as to what she is!

    Here's the summary of her traits:
    Comb: Pea
    Legs: Blue-gray
    Skin: Yellow
    Hackle feathers: Buff
    Body, wing, tail feathers: White
    Temperament: Smart, active, good flyer, dominant
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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    The green legs and pea comb make me think that she is an Easter Egger.I think that it will be easier to tell what she is when all of her feathers are grown in (a few more weeks). Post more pictures then, and I'll try my best to help!
     
  3. aratinga

    aratinga New Egg

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    Thanks for the quick reply! I was thinking the same (Easter-egger) - those green-gray legs! So if we're right, she'll lay blue or green eggs? Do Easter eggers lay other colors as well?
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Most Easter Eggers lay greenish or blue eggs. However, some Easter Eggers lay eggs that are a light shade of pink.
     
  5. CowGrrrl

    CowGrrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is an Easter Egger. They lay either blue, green, blue-green, or (rarely) pink, tan, or brown eggs.
     
  6. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    X2. Adn I dotn know why you said they rarley lay pink. I have had a lot in the past lay pink and currently have some laying pink eggs.
     

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