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Black Arcaunas or Hybrids or ???

  1. lcwmt
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    Aretha

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    Janis

    These birds are 15 weeks old now. They were sold as Black Arcaunas, I'm wondering if they are EEs instead or something else.
    It doesn't much matter except as a curiosity. They have a nice disposition and get along well with their "brooder mates": 4 Buff Orpingtons and a Banty.

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    Thanks for your input!

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    lcwmt
    Living quietly in N Central MT with 90,000 honey bees, 2 dogs a cat, acres of wild flowers and 7 pullets.
    Life is good, despite the smoke from current wildfires :(.

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  1. FeatherPugs
    An Araucana has ear tuffs and no tail or rumples w/blue eggs. I'm thinking these could be Easter Eggers - rainbow colors from blueish to brown - usually light brown. Ameraucanas (sp) have beards & muffs (always both) blue to blue-green to green eggs. It is the most confusing trio of breed types. I think the best place I found and explanation was on a web site called The Chicken Chick.
    1. lcwmt
      thanks!
      These girls are not laying yet so egg color is not a clue. I know they are not Ameracaunas. They are likely EE, we'll see - and I'll go look at CC's website again.

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