Ameraucana Projects Thread

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chicken stalker, Oct 22, 2012.

  1. salt and pepper

    salt and pepper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Very pretty birds! I love the barred =) I really want to make sex link EEs, and might try this year.
     
  2. cmitchell

    cmitchell Chillin' With My Peeps

    Here is my pure Blue Ameraucana rooster. His tail feathers were rudely plucked out by a pen mate but they are growing back.

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  3. pmessner

    pmessner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone have any buff ameraucana eggs to sell... I have a legbar roo I want to cross with the buffs to make ambars
     
  4. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    I've gotten buff eggs from Gary Ramey, Wayne Meredith, and Pips&Peeps in the past. You might want to try Dixieland on here too- she bought my buffs from me.
    Sounds like a great project.
     
  5. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    My autosexing project was stopped. Of course, the last batch of chicks that hatched are all silver and barred (not red and barred like I wanted). I am growing them up and if there happens to be a rooster and some pullets, I might try to breed them together. Otherwise, looks like any pullets from that will go in with my red EE rooster for basic sexlinks. I have a new goal for an autosexing project that will lay blue eggs, it will just be more araucana like. I may have to start a separate thread once I start hatching
     
  6. Dewsetter

    Dewsetter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :pDoes anybody know what colours I will get if I cross a white cockerel with a lavender barred hen please? Also to get the normal cuckoo colouring in the chicks would I have to cross the lavender barred hen with a black cockerel?
    Thanks loads.
     
  7. Dewsetter

    Dewsetter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :pDoes anybody know what colours I will get if I cross a white cockerel with a lavender barred hen please? Also to get the normal cuckoo colouring in the chicks would I have to cross the lavender barred hen with a black cockerel?
    Thanks loads.
     
  8. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    You should get black females and black barred male chicks. Unless your white is split for lav or carrying something else that could pop up.
     
  9. jerryse

    jerryse Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Three lav cuckoo cockerels.Hope to use 1 or more about september over some lav hens to get some cuckoo pullets.
     
  10. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Oh I like the lil guy on the right! Look at those feet!!!
    I am at the same point now. All boys....there has to be a good one in there somewhere. I have yet to hatch a split cuckoo roo though- either my split hen is laying all girls or her eggs just aren't hatching. [​IMG]
     

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