Ameraucana or Easter Egger??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Ginger Chic, Nov 10, 2008.

  1. Ginger Chic

    Ginger Chic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Found an ad in the Market Bulletin for "Americana" chicks...

    (Yes, I've read enough on here to know that a lot of folks will try to pass an EE off as an Ameraucana. And, notice that I spelled it exactly as the gentleman who placed the ad. )

    I'm looking to add a little color to our egg production. Does one have a better frequency in production than the other? And since I'm just looking for egg color, is there any other difference that I should be concerned about?

    Thanks for your help!
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  2. conroy

    conroy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure exactly...I think the green/blue gene is dominant so either breed lays them. When I bought my chicks [​IMG] I was told they were Ameracauna. Then when I went back on the website that I bought them from they no longer called them Ameracauna but EE's. So I am not sure what I have. I couldn't tell you what color her eggs are cause she's 8 months old and hasnt layed one yet!! [​IMG]
     
  3. conroy

    conroy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh and my avatar is named Ginger as well... lol
     
  4. Ginger Chic

    Ginger Chic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I live in town and can't order a ton of chicks from the hatchery so I am really searching for someone local who has chicks already. Didn't realize what a chore this was going to become. Thanks for your help. Good luck on the laying!
     
  5. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    You never know what color the eggs are going to be with ee's.
     
  6. conroy

    conroy Chillin' With My Peeps

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