Ameraucana and Orpington

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by erank, Feb 2, 2017.

  1. erank

    erank Just Hatched

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    I purchased a Blue Ameraucana and a Lavender Orpington (with two others). All are 10 weeks old now (one was a bit sickly in week one and is still smaller than rest). Up until last week I thought I had long ago figured out which one is which. Suddenly Im questioning that. What do you think?

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  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    First pic is your Lavender Orpington... 2nd pic is your Ameraucana... btw, that's a Splash Ameraucana, not a Blue... when breeding Blue to Blue, you get 50% Blues, 25% Blacks and 25% Splash... :)
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    The bird in the first photo is the Lavender Orpington. The one in the second photo is a Splash Ameraucana.
     
  4. erank

    erank Just Hatched

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    Thanks for the input! I agree with you (now)....but had thought it was reversed until a some of their features recently became more pronounced.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Ravyn Fallen
     

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