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ameraucana color

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by happylife05, Oct 26, 2015.

  1. happylife05

    happylife05 Out Of The Brooder

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    I was wondering what color these girls are? They are six months old. Also are they Americana or Ameraucana?[​IMG]
     
  2. happylife05

    happylife05 Out Of The Brooder

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  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    They are Blue Ameraucanas. There is no such breed as Americana. Hatcheries often and incorrectly market their Easter Eggers, which are hybrids rather than a true breed, as Ameraucanas, sometimes intentionally misspelling it as "Americana."
     
  4. happylife05

    happylife05 Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh yes I know Americana = Easter Egger.
    How do you tell that they are pure and not the mixed?
    Good I was hoping for blue. The will be bred for B/B/S
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    True Ameraucanas always have beards, muffs, pea combs, slate blue legs, and conform to SOP color standards. Any deviation from these is an Easter Egger.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    they are quite beautiful !!
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    They appear to be blue Ameraucanas (lighter than you'd usually see, but still blue and not splash).
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed
     
  9. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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  10. happylife05

    happylife05 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok great thanks!
     

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