Ameraucana or EEs?

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

  1. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

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    I know that someone posted a really good link to telling the differences between them but I can't find it. So, knowing how we all like to see pictures on here, I decided to just post pictures of my two girls and see what you think they are?

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    Edited for spelling.
     
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2008
  2. Solsken Farm

    Solsken Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Chirpy, they look like EEs to me. They are so pretty. Of course the Ameraucana police know better than I.

    Here are all the Ameraucana colors.

    http://ameraucana.org/scrapbook.html
     
  3. Reinbeau

    Reinbeau The Teapot Underground Premium Member

    They look just like my Henny Penny and Esther, who have both been identified as EE's.
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    EE's, definitely.
     
  5. DouglasPeeps

    DouglasPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2008
    Colorado
    I am certainly not the police, but I would say EE as well. The first one looks just like one of the EE's that I have. My DH named her "Lady Hawk".

    They are beautiful! Are you getting eggs from them yet?
     
  6. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

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    No eggs yet, they are just 4 months old. I'm really, really, really hoping for green or bluish eggs.

    Funny, my husband named the second one "Hawk".. that's his chicken.

    So, why do the hatcherys sell them as Ameraucana's but they are always EE's?
     
  7. DouglasPeeps

    DouglasPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2008
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    One of ours lays a bluish egg and the other a greenish egg. They are beautiful! I regularly have people ask me if the yolk will be green or blue. It is very hard to keep a straight face... [​IMG]

    I don't know why they say they are Ameraucana. I didn't know mine were EE's until I found this site. It just doesn't seem right.
     
  8. purplepoen

    purplepoen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone know what their color pattern is called?
     
  9. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

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    I'm hoping for a blue egg with a purple yolk! [​IMG]
     
  10. flakey chick

    flakey chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2007
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    You will get a green yolk, if you over-boil it.
     

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