Ameraucana or Easter Egger

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by new2chickens, Mar 11, 2008.

  1. new2chickens

    new2chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know the Aracauna (sp) are rumpless (easy to distinguish from EE and Ameraucana. But how do you know if a chick is EE or Ameraucana?? I got my 2 "Ameraucana pullets from the feed store who purchased them from Privett Hatchery. I got a straight run "Ameraucana" from Tractor Supply who got theirs from Ideal.

    Here is one of my Ameraucana Pullets (from Privett)
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    Here is the other one
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    Here is my ST Ameraucana (from Ideal)
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    Thanks,
    Sarah
     
  2. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    Hatcheries do not sell real ameraucanas, they are ee's. [​IMG]
     
  3. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    Yes, typically "ameracaunas" from hatcheries are just EEs and will lay greenish eggs. I don't think I've ever gotten an EE from a hatchery that laid blue eggs.
     
  4. new2chickens

    new2chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds good!! Thanks y'all
     
  5. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    The last chick looks like a golden laced wyandotte to me.
     
  6. new2chickens

    new2chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Interesting! I hope not...really wanted an EE roo!!
     

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