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Ameraucana color question

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MerleMice, Nov 6, 2015.

  1. MerleMice

    MerleMice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know that to be an Ameraucana they need to have certain traits as well as colors. My male came from a group a friend hatched, and I was curious if he's considered a red-black (poorly selected?) or would fall under the ee category.

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  2. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    His color is off for a Brown Red or Wheaten, so technically he automatically is considered an EE by most, although may be 100% Ameraucana...but indeed poorly marked and not SOP so nothing to breed forward.

    My understanding
    LofMc

    You can see the appropriate colors here:
    http://www.ameraucana.org/gallery.html
     
    Last edited: Nov 6, 2015
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
  4. MerleMice

    MerleMice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!
     

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