Ameraucana, Araucana or Easter Egger? What have I got? **PICS**

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Dar, Jun 20, 2009.

  1. Dar

    Dar Crowing

    Jul 31, 2008
    Good morning...

    I picked up this duo this morning, I am not interested in "Standard of Breed" or show quality or pet quality... I just want to know what I have...

    This is Fred:

    This is Ginger: I know Ginger is in need of a saddle but she was formally kept in a barn with 4 roosters and about 8 hens so the ratio was way off, she will be much more happy with me I have only 1 rooster and thats Fred.

    This is Fred and Ginger together.

    thanks everyone

    eta: their legs are not green , I would say they are dark almost black
    Last edited by a moderator: Jun 20, 2009
  2. danielbrown

    danielbrown Songster

    Feb 27, 2009
    Spartanburg, sc
    EE, But Fred looks close to the wheaten Ameraucana color.
    Legs should be slate color unless it's a black bird.
    Last edited: Jun 20, 2009
  3. Tailfeathers

    Tailfeathers Songster

    Dec 31, 2007
    Washington State
    You have a nice pair of EE's there. Enjoy.

    God Bless,
  4. I agree. Look really close to Ameraucana's but just a hair off. But great looking birds. You should be proud of them. And the poor girl will look much better when she gets her saddle back.
  5. Dar

    Dar Crowing

    Jul 31, 2008
    I paid $40 for the pair and DH was like [​IMG]

    but they sure are pretty
  6. Emzyyy

    Emzyyy Runs with Deer

    Jul 14, 2008
    Derby Kansas
    Quote:Whoa! Thats alot for EE's! I saw some on craigslist for $5 each.
  7. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    Fred is certainly a handsome fella; I hope he and Ginger get along well and that they're happy. [​IMG] and yes, I'm sure Ginger will feel much better with her "dress" on... [​IMG] I've got several girls that need their bare backs covered. Gotta get 'em dressed up! I'd been putting it off b/c it's so bloomin' hot here I didn't know if it would help protect them from sunburn or just make them feel hotter. Any ideas?
  8. mom2chicksandpups

    mom2chicksandpups Songster

    Apr 18, 2009
    Southeast Alabama
    I also have a Fred & Ginger, but mine are bantam Cochins. [​IMG] Congrats on the pretty new pair of EEs! If they are as sweet as my EEs you will love them!
  9. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Fred is beautiful. They were worth $25 to $30 together... .at least around here.
  10. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

    Sep 16, 2008
    Levan, UT
    Don't worry about how much you paid for them!! Anything is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it! They are gorgeous! If they are worth $40 to you, then that is what they are worth - period! [​IMG]

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