Ameraucana is this a splash wheaten roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by DawnMarie74, Sep 14, 2011.

  1. DawnMarie74

    DawnMarie74 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This hatched from a wheaten egg so I assumed it was a wheaten hen because of the light color. Now I'm guessing splash roo? Does anyone know?

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  2. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmm, this one is a toughy. How old is it? Is there such a thing as a splash wheaten? Those legs are awful light colored for a pure Ameraucana. That red is really intense and splotchy over the shoulders. I think it is a roo but question whether or not it is pure Ameraucana.
     
  3. DawnMarie74

    DawnMarie74 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It was born June 8th just a little over 3 months. I paid dearly for these eggs on ebay, so I'm sure hoping they are pure.
     
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    That is indeed a pure Ameraucana. I don't see how pale legs would say otherwise unless they're solid white/pink on a dark colored bird. [​IMG]

    Splash is known to mess up leg color, but still, I see some slate there.



    But yes, that's a Splash Wheatie. [​IMG]
     
  5. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Cool. I love learning new things. I saw the pink toes and the really light colored legs and that's what had me wondering.
     
  6. DawnMarie74

    DawnMarie74 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Does that make it a boy?
     
  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Yep
     
  8. DawnMarie74

    DawnMarie74 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Boooooo. [​IMG] Well, I guess this one is Craigs List bound.

    I have one more bird to post...another blue AM...off to take some pics. [​IMG]
     
  9. CoopedChik

    CoopedChik Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have a standard little pullet who has that coloration and I had no clue where that color could come from (she's a mutt so I'm not sure about her past some1 gave her 2 me when she was a day old)
     

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