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What is the breed of these chickens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by surgerynut, May 17, 2011.

  1. surgerynut

    surgerynut Chirping

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    I have a couple of chickens of which I'm unsure of the breed. I think the grey was is Aracauna but I don't have a clue what the other is.
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  2. LittleChickenLady

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    Mar 4, 2011
    Clanton, Alabama
    The first one looks like mine, and I was told it's a mix between a Delaware and a Columbian Rock.

    The grey one is an Easter Egger.
     
  3. Quote:x2 The Easter Egger is beautiful!! [​IMG]
     
  4. surgerynut

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    Not only is she beautiful, (I think it's a she [​IMG]), she's also as sweet as she can be!
     
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    Quote:Easter Egger is a generic term for several different breeds which lay blue eggs isn't it? Do you think this is one particular Easter Egger Breed?
     
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    Quote:So is that DC Rock? [​IMG]
     
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  7. Quote:Easter Egger is a generic term for several different breeds which lay blue eggs isn't it? Do you think this is one particular Easter Egger Breed?

    An Easter Egger is a chicken,A lot of the time that is mixed with an ameraucana or araucana that lays colored eggs. (In Olive,Blue,Pink,ect.) Yours is definitely a hatchery "ameraucana" or one from a feed store,or just somewhere that breeds easter eggers. While real ameraucanas and auracaunas lay actually colored eggs,there are some main differences I can get in to,but it would take forever. Coloring and puffs are most reasons. If they do not have tufts/puffs,then they're a EE. If they do,but aren't the right color they're an EE too.

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  8. surgerynut

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    Thank you so much for the information. And your chickens are beautiful!!!
     
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  9. Quote:Thanks!! I love your profile pic by the way!! SO cute. I hope you figure out what the other one is! He kinda looks like an easter egger without puffs,but he's probably a rock mix. Looks like your easter egger will lay dark olive eggs/green! Now you won't have to dye easter eggs. Lol [​IMG]
     
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