What breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sshrader, Jan 24, 2017.

  1. sshrader

    sshrader Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello, Not sure if this is the correct spot to post this, but this is more of a question on what would I get.

    I have an Ameraucana\EE Rooster & few Wheaten Maran hens. If I cross the Amer\EE roo with the marans, would they be olive eggers or just be more EE's?

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  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    If the rooster is pure for blue eggshells, then yes, you would have all Olive Eggers. If he isn't, half would be OE and half would be brown egg layers.
     
  3. sshrader

    sshrader Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!
     
  4. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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  6. sshrader

    sshrader Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks again, wasnt sure if to get olive eggers we would need a Maran rooster + Amer\EE hens.
     
  7. Farmer Jonathan

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    I have two Chickens that I cant figure out , as far as the breed, can someone tell me ?
    The first is a Rooster , And the little black one is a hen , and she lays white eggs.

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  8. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    Mixes. The hen might have some silkie or polish in her. How many toes does she have?
     
  9. Farmer Jonathan

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    She has three on the front and one on back, and she also has spurs like a rooster.
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Jonathan,

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    both your birds look to be mixes of mixes. The rooster has some barred ancestry a ways back, and something pea combed....beyond that, hard to say.

    the hen looks to have some silkie, but again not a pure silkie as a first generation parent. Maybe some Polish in there also, again a ways back for a pure bred parent.
     

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