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What color is my EE?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Biddieacres, Jan 11, 2009.

  1. Biddieacres

    Biddieacres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2008
    I was just wondering what color is this chicken? Are her feathers considered blue? Her name is dusty and she is my son's favorite.


    Here she is today...

  2. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2008
    Easter eggers dont fit into a defined color, so really there is no certain term for her coloration.

    However, just looking at her, Her main color seems to be lavender-ish, with a red-ish speckles. Lol, thats about as close as it gets, I think.

    Shes a very, very pretty girl though. [​IMG]
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Let's name her.

    She's a Lavender Red Pyle EE.

    And hey, she's beautiful.
  4. Biddieacres

    Biddieacres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2008
    Oh, I like the sounds of that! lol We just love her so much. Lavender it is.
  5. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    She is blue with some red leaking through from whatever was crossed to produce her. If she were lavender, the red would have been a cream color, not red. Very pretty girl! I love those fluffy faces. [​IMG]
  6. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Lovely girl that is!
  7. Biddieacres

    Biddieacres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2008
    Quote:That is interesting about the cream color. I didn't know that. Thanks!
  8. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    She also appears to have some mottling going on.
  9. cyanne

    cyanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2008
    Cedar Creek, TX
    That's funny, we have one that looks almost identical. She is a beautiful blue like yours with the lightest brushing of dark, dark gold all over. We call her honey because it looks like someone drizzled honey all over!
  10. Biddieacres

    Biddieacres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2008
    Quote:I feel silly but what is mottling?

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