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post #41 of 49
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To see what each variety Ameraucana is supposed to look like, check out the link below. Anything that doesn't match is an Easter Egger. Ameraucana never have tufts. They should always be muffed. Two very different genes.
http://ameraucanabreedersclub.org/gallery.html#_self

So I am sorting my Amerucaunas and there is a black and white guy that would be normally silver but mine has yellow in it to so that would be an EE then.
post #42 of 49
Also how do I tell the difference between a brown red Roo and a wheaten Roo!
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So these two would not be blue wheaten but EEs though sold as blue wheaten and nice site!
post #44 of 49
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So I am sorting my Amerucaunas and there is a black and white guy that would be normally silver but mine has yellow in it to so that would be an EE then.

Correct.

 

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Also how do I tell the difference between a brown red Roo and a wheaten Roo!

Brown Red rooster will have solid black flight feathers, and is genetically the same color as a Black Copper Maran. Red is confined to the hackle, saddle, and shoulder feathers.

Wheaten rooster will have red through the flight feathers.

post #45 of 49
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So these two would not be blue wheaten but EEs though sold as blue wheaten and nice site!

Correct, those are Easter Eggers. Whoever sold them has no idea what they were talking about. Those girls aren't even close to being Wheaten.

post #46 of 49
Thanks on the wing difference. We go through them tomarrow!

The first girl is amazingly pretty! With the blue!
The second has a nice blue undertone! Nice beards! So don't put them in my BBS pen then, even if I make known two hens can give chicks of this pattern?
post #47 of 49

@moving coops I hope these pictures help you identify what wheaten looks like, for future reference.

 

 

The first picture is an easter egger that (correct me if I'm wrong @junebuggena) I think is buff colored. 

The second picture is of an easter egger that carries one copy of the wheaten gene, but it is not a wheaten Ameraucana.

The third picture is a true Wheaten Ameraucana (technically, blue-wheaten Ameraucana but ignore the 'blue' part for now).

 

EDIT - Junebuggena corrected me. the first one is NOT a buff colored bird. She has a "​typical partridge-type coloring, but with either dominant white or splash modifying the black coloring."

Also, I was mistaken in regard to how may copies of wheaten the second bird has. It has only one, not two.  

 

 


Edited by Chicken5555 - 1/19/17 at 8:01am
post #48 of 49
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@moving coops I hope these pictures help you identify what wheaten looks like, for future reference.

 

 

The first picture is an easter egger that (correct me if I'm wrong @junebuggena) I think is buff colored.

The second picture is of an easter egger that carries two copies of the wheaten gene, but it is not a wheaten Ameraucana.

The third picture is a true Wheaten Ameraucana (technically, blue-wheaten Ameraucana but ignore the 'blue' part for now).

 

 Not Buff. She's got typical partridge-type coloring, but with either dominant white or splash modifying the black patterning.

 If this chick has two copies of wheaten, she'd be wheaten, it's the most recessive pattern gene. She's a wild-type partridge with Blue modifying the black pattern pigment.

 This is wheaten. 

post #49 of 49

@junebuggena Thank you for correcting me.

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