What kind of hen is Rita?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cposz, Oct 21, 2013.

  1. cposz

    cposz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love this young hen! Got her from some friends who thought initially that she is a Blue Andalusian. But now they think she might be a blue Americauna. She has white ear lobes but lays a pale blue egg. Beautiful hen - everyday layer. Any idea what breed she might be?
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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    She's probably a mixed breed. I had leghorn/ee crosses that had white lobes but laid green eggs. With that long tail, wouldn't surprise me if she's an Andalusian/ee cross.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Rita is a mix. She probably has some Blue Andalusian or Blue Sumatra in her, as well as some Ameraucana or Easter Egger.
     
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  4. cposz

    cposz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I suspected she might be a mix, so this is helpful. One way or another, she is such a pretty girl and we love her.
    Thanks for your input!
     
  5. Y N dottes

    Y N dottes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    x2......I think your guess is right on
     
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