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what is this hen??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hensmummy, Feb 6, 2014.

  1. hensmummy

    hensmummy Out Of The Brooder

    Hi there

    We just got this a couple of weeks ago and still can't get [​IMG]

    ideas of what she may be?
    Are you able to help us at all?
    Thanks :)
  2. karhernandez33

    karhernandez33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2010
    wichita falls texas
    it looks like an easter egger ...not sure
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon

    It may be a clean faced Easter egger, or simply a mixed breed bird. No breed I'm aware of has that coloring and those dark legs.
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    Looks like an Easter Egger.
  5. cackleberrycam

    cackleberrycam Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 28, 2013
    I was not aware that there was such a thing as a "Clean Faced EE." Interesting.
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    They're not as common, as the muffs/beard seems to be dominant, but they do crop up occasionally. Myself, I'd feel cheated if I specifically bought an EE and it was clean faced--I love those bearded ladies [​IMG]
  7. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 19, 2011
    NW Oregon
    x2. Since EE's are simply mix-breeds, the genetics can take some different turns, one of which means no beard or muffs.

    Your bird looks like mixed breed to me, with EE... or perhaps not.

    She reminds me a bit of a Sicilian Buttercup...how old is she?

    However, she looks like she has a single comb (?) And a red earlobe (?)

    If she has any kind of cup comb, then she may have some Buttercup in her. SIngle comb, then perhaps some Golden Campine.

    But her patterning is not sufficient for a pure breed of either, and the wrong color of earlobe.

    A mix of something. Very pretty.

    Enjoy her.
    Lady of McCamley

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