What is an EE ????

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by SteveBaz, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Songster

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    I see it every where but do not understand the Acronym EE is a All American from different breads or what?

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  2. ceeceeholt

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    Easter Egger:) Mixed chicken. My "Lily" my avatar is an Easter Egger! She has a full beard and green legs and this momma's hopes that one day she will lay a pretty colored egg!!!
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Acronym for Easter Egger. Mixed/mutt/non-standard bird who lays blue green or brown eggs but with blue laying parents, but does not fit the standard for Araucanas or Ameraucanas yet sadly is sold commonly as such.
     
  4. colebarnhart

    colebarnhart Songster

    It's not a pure breed or recognized as a true breed. It is supposed to have Ameracuana traits, but not always. But basically a mutt chicken that can lay different colored eggs.
     
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:Not true. One can have Araucana or Legbar traits but be an Easter Egger. [​IMG]
     
  6. colebarnhart

    colebarnhart Songster

    Quote:Not true. One can have Araucana or Legbar traits but be an Easter Egger. [​IMG]

    Oh? well there you go, learn something new everyday on here [​IMG] Thanks! Just learned where to give a chicken a shot also [​IMG]
     
  7. AlienChick

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    Besides the colorful eggs, part of the fun of owning an EE is you never know what it's gonna look like when it's grown.
    There's an interesting thread with photos going on HERE.


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