Ameraucana or Easter Egger?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rosyposyosy, Aug 7, 2007.

  1. rosyposyosy

    rosyposyosy Songster

    Jul 11, 2007
    ignore the black cochin bantam in there... this is gordita, she is 14 or 15 weeks old. the black cochin bantam is fajita, who is 16 weeks old.

    is she an ameraucana or an EE?
  2. kstaven

    kstaven Crowing

    Jan 26, 2007
    BC, Washington Border
    Officially your bird would be an EE. Doesn't match an APA accepted color pattern.

    That doesn't mean it didn't come from ameraucana parents though.
  3. Bubba

    Bubba Songster

    Jun 18, 2007
    It will still lay cool looking eggs thou Rosey!

  4. barg

    barg Songster

    Apr 27, 2007
    I do find it odd that they actually went to the trouble of declareing a breed that has to be bread to Non breed standard birds, creating non standard birds, in order to preserve the standard.

    Oh well, who am I to say [​IMG]
    Oh wait, wrong breed,, never mind.

    Nice chicken you have though Rosey [​IMG]
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2007
  5. rosyposyosy

    rosyposyosy Songster

    Jul 11, 2007
    would it be alright if i still called her an ameraucana? [​IMG]
  6. barg

    barg Songster

    Apr 27, 2007
    My son named one of our Dominiques "Dominique"
    So call her whatever you like [​IMG]

    I changed it slightly to "Domineak" or "Nikki" for posting purposes [​IMG]
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2007
  7. rosyposyosy

    rosyposyosy Songster

    Jul 11, 2007
    yay! if the hatcherys get to call her an ameraucana why can't i? lol
  8. UncleHoot

    UncleHoot Songster

    May 22, 2007
    St. Johns, Michigan
    She looks just like our two *ahem* araucana/ameraucana pullets, though a bit older. Perhaps I'll have to start referring to them as Easter Eggers...
  9. cheeptrick

    cheeptrick Songster

    May 1, 2007
    New Hampshire
    Looks like my roo...
    Green tail feathers and all!
  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Well, you couldn't SHOW her as an Ameraucana, but she's a pretty girl and will lay tasty eggs of interesting color just the same. I do think hatcheries should be more forthcoming about what exactly they are selling, but then again, even their purebreds are not the best examples of the breeds, to say the least.

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