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What color are these birds?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Terrip598, Sep 3, 2014.

  1. Terrip598

    Terrip598 In the Brooder

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    I know these birds are EEggers. A roo and a hen. But what color are they? Is this a lavender or a blue?[​IMG]

    Any ideas what I might get if I mate him with my partridge EE?
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    Since they are Easter Eggers (mixed breed birds), they don't fit any specific variety. The color that they come closest too, though, is probably Blue, with lots of red/gold leakage.

    I don't know enough about chicken genetics to tell you what you would get by crossing these birds with other EE. However, I'm sure there would be very interesting results!
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    X2
     
  4. Terrip598

    Terrip598 In the Brooder

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    Could you explain. I'm not sure what you mean by X2?
     
  5. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Songster

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    It means ditto or they agree with the quoted text. So since they are EE, there is no color standard for them. You never know what you're going to get when you cross an EE with another bird.
     
  6. StarMeKritten

    StarMeKritten Songster

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    It just means that they are agreeing with what the previous poster had said.
     
  7. Terrip598

    Terrip598 In the Brooder

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    Lol. ty for explaining.
     

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