Ameraucana V.S Easter Egger.

By Leah567 · Jul 19, 2017 · ·
  1. Leah567
    I've heard a lot of people ask, What is the difference between an Easter Egger and a Ameraucana? So I decided to create this article on the differences between the two breeds.

    First of all, most Ameraucanas only come in specific colors, like black, lavender, buff, white, etc... Easter eggers are mixed colors, like tan with black speckles, grayish blue, etc...
    Easter eggers can also lay pink, blue, green, brown, and cream colored eggs. Ameraucanas can only lay blue eggs. The Easter Egger is a hybrid of the Araucana and/or other breeds to get brightly colored eggs. They are not a true breed, and are not recognized by the American Poultry Association. They are often confused with the Ameraucana and Araucana. Ameraucanas are not a hybrid.
    I hope this article helps you all!


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  1. ChickNanny13
    Funny I should read this today.....I saw an ad for someone wanting to rehome a White Ameraucana but questioning further told it lays green eggs, so assuming now it's an EE & not AM :( She is pretty but hate to promote people "falsely" advertising.
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    1. sassysarah123
      If she's pure white, she's a AM
    2. TheKindaFarmGal
      There are white EEs. If she lays green eggs, she's a mix.
  2. cassie123
    Great article!
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  3. sassysarah123
    Very good!!!! Awesome!​
  4. caboodleschicks
    Good article! I like it! It helped me! :D
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    1. Leah567
      Thanks!!! I'm glad this helped you!!!
    2. caboodleschicks
  5. TheKindaFarmGal
    Ameraucanas do not lay green eggs; pure Ameraucanas only lay blue. Also, EEs are not a hybrid of Araucanas. ;)
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    3. sassysarah123
      Yes, I've heard EEs are.
    4. TheKindaFarmGal
      Basically, EEs, Ameraucanas and Araucanas all came from the same stock in South America. Some might have considered those original birds Easter Eggers. EEs have no standard while the other two breeds do.
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