what is the breed of my chickens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lots-ofchickens, Jul 16, 2019.

  1. lots-ofchickens

    lots-ofchickens In the Brooder

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    I have 2 chickens that I have no idea the breed to. I can’t tell if they are multiple kinds or one. The first image is of my rooster. He has no spurs, a rose comb and is multicolored. He has the same base colors as my hen who is much smaller than him. The second image is of my hen. As you can see she has a gray body with a dark gray head and neck, similar to my roo.
     

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  2. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Free Ranging

    Hi there, hope you are enjoying BYC! :frow

    That's an Easter Egger or Ameraucana with some color leakage. They grey color is known as Blue in chickens. And their combs are actually Pea. He has no spurs because he is still a very young cockerel.

    Lovely birds! :love
     
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  3. lots-ofchickens

    lots-ofchickens In the Brooder

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    Okay thanks! I have a chick ameraucana that is a blue wheaten! That’s for the help
     
  4. cstephens1987

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    He resembles my cockerel. Do you have pics of the blue wheaten? I have some splash wheatens myself.
     
  5. lots-ofchickens

    lots-ofchickens In the Brooder

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    I have never seen a splash before! Here is my girl, she is a teenager now!
     

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  6. cstephens1987

    cstephens1987 Songster

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    here's one of my splashes
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  7. lots-ofchickens

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    how cute!
     
  8. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Free Ranging

    Looks like an Easter Egger to me.

    They should still be buff colored females and have blue (or splash in this instance) instead of black edged tails, and the wing should still have the triangle at the base. :confused: At least that is my understanding.

    Some pics of blue wheaten...
    http://ameraucana.org/Photos

    This is more like splash wheaten hen.
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    They are all beauties! :love
     
  9. cstephens1987

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    It is an Easter Egger and no it is not exactly the right color, but it is pretty close to splash wheaten if you go Google around for splash wheaten Ameraucana or splash wheaten Easter egger you'll find a lot of similar birds. The one you posted does not look splash at all.
     
  10. cstephens1987

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    In fairness though a lot of the time I find it really hard to wrap my head around the clear difference in WBS as most breed standards just show the blue wheaten or the wheaten
     
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