What type of chicken is this?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by DaffodilDuck, Jan 3, 2015.

  1. DaffodilDuck

    DaffodilDuck Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a hen that I bought from tractor supply as a chick. Im not sure if she is an Easter egger or what she is for that matter. She is golden, brown and has black speckles on her neck. She lays blue eggs and is really fluffy on her neck. I don't currently have a photo of her but I will be posting one soon. She is the prettiest chicken I own and the friendliest and I would really enjoy showing her if at all possible.
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! With the blue eggs, it does sound like an Easter Egger, the gold/brown color is a popular one, and TSC usually does sell EEs. There are quite a few threads on them with a lot of pictures if you want to compare, ie https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/361185/easter-egger-club
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.

    Yes, your bird does sound like an Easter Egger. Good luck with her!
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Your hen definitely sounds like an Easter Egger. EEs are my granddaughter's (pictured in my avatar) favorite chickens. She loves their colored eggs. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  5. DaffodilDuck

    DaffodilDuck Out Of The Brooder

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    Can you show easter eggers? And FIY I'm only like 12 and my chickens and ducks are all my responsibility along with my dogs and rabbit. So any advice with chickens and rabbits would be much appreciated! So, can you show easter eggers?
     
  6. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  9. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    That depends on what you mean by "show" - are you thinking of using her for 4-H/FFA type showing or are you wanting to show in APA poultry shows? Easter Eggers, being mixed breed, are not eligible for showing in APA type shows, but may be able to be used as project birds for 4-H, FFA, etc. For the latter, your best source of information is your local 4-H office as they can tell you whether mixed breed birds are allowed for the county and/or state level showing (I would suspect county will likely not be as much of an issue, but state level showing may be)
     
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  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG]She really sounds beautiful and with eggs like that - she is a real keeper. I hope you will be able to show her at county shows. Do you have any pictures to post of her?
     

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