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Originally Posted by UberchicRanch View Post
 

I agree with junebuggena.  The Easter Egger could be an Easter Egger or it could be an Americauna.  An Araucauna does not have a pointed tail like that and has no beard or muffs.  To determine wheather it is and Easter Egger vs. Americauna, they both have pointed tails, both have beards and muffs, but the Americauna lays blue eggs while the Easter Egger could be almost any color, including the bluish tint, but is usually an olive color.  The only way for sure that "breaks the tie" is the Easter Egger does NOT breed true, but the Americauna does breed true.  There we go again.  'Merica!

The muffed bird does not have a standard color of white skin. The legs are clearly yellow. That makes it an Easter Egger. There is no breed called Americauna. There is a breed called Ameraucana that is muffed, bearded, pea-comb, has white skin, slate legs, and only comes in a few colors.

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Thanks again everyone, they didn't look like roosters but was beginning to wonder!
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