Ameracuana/Easter Egger?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Knittycat, Mar 6, 2011.

  1. Knittycat

    Knittycat Songster

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    I got two Ameracuanas from my local feed store. They get their chicks from Ideal. Are they Ameracuanas or are they just mislabled EEs?
     
  2. JustAChickenLittle&More

    JustAChickenLittle&More Songster

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    Some people call them americana, some call them EE. So it depends who you ask! But Ideal is usually really good about using the correct names when shipping them out. So if thats what the store said, thats what they probably are. [​IMG] Any pics?
     
  3. Knittycat

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    They seem to have face muffs. So I'm hoping they're what they're supposed to be!
     
  4. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    easter eggers
     
  5. Knittycat

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    Is that from the picture, or your experience with Ideal?
     
  6. cubalaya

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    non standard ameraucanas
     
  7. WhiteMountainsRanch

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    Most hatcheries don't have pure-bred Ameraucanas so most likely 99% they are Easter Eggers (EE's).
     
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  9. Knittycat

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    Quote:Thanks! From this I'm leaning to actual Ameraucanas rather than an EE, but I suppose only time will tell. The chicks have evidence of muffs and their legs have a definite grey cast to them. I'm not worried about non-standard, as I'm not planning on showing yet.
     

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