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Ameraucana, Araucana or Easter Egger?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by shilbi, Oct 5, 2013.

  1. shilbi

    shilbi Hatching

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    After reading about how often chickens are mistaken as Ameraucanas, Araucanas and/or Easter Eggers- I'm starting to wonder what mine are.

    I was under the impression that Lady Gray was an Ameraucana and Lady Gold was an Araucana but now I'm wondering if they're Easter Eggers?


    Is there a definitive way to differentiate between the two? Please share your opinions with me.


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  2. shilbi

    shilbi Hatching

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    Here's another picture of Lady Gray- her beard here is more visible
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  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    They would both be Easter Eggers, very pretty ones. Ameraucana and Araucana have strict written standards, dealing with color and their physical description especially that the birds have to match to be considered as their respective breeds.
    http://www.ameraucana.org/standard.html and http://araucana.net/ are the websites for the parent clubs, they have write ups on their facts pages about the differences between them all.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Easter eggers.

    Good rule of thumb....if you have to ask, they're Easter eggers.
     
    Last edited: Oct 5, 2013
  5. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Crowing

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    those are easter eggers. I like their coloring.
     

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