Ameraucana thread for posting pictures and discussing our birds

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by hcammack, Oct 24, 2009.

  1. 1000islandspoultry

    1000islandspoultry Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm new to ameraucanas but trying to learn as much as possible about the proper type and color. I notice that my 2 wheaten roos have completely white beards - will that change as they grow out? They are supposed to have black beards, correct? Any other comments on them?

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  2. ParadiseFoundFarm

    ParadiseFoundFarm Goddess of Good Things

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    They should be getting darker as they age
    Cute the way they look like little bald eagles at this point isn't it?
     
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  3. flower

    flower Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WoW is that what Wheaten roosters look like at that stage of development ?
     
  4. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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  6. 1000islandspoultry

    1000islandspoultry Out Of The Brooder

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    Its nice to see some girls in somebody's picture! I swear somebody is coming to my house at night and leaving little wheatie roos everywhere.

    I know what you mean - I hatched 4/4 wheaten roos. I do have 3 lavs but they are too young to id yet. I have a bunch of eggs on order so I'm hoping for better luck next time!​
     
  7. flower

    flower Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You know I think part of the reason that we all keep hatching is because we never have enough hens....................................................?
     
  8. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Quote:Totally! And my wheatens are the least productive egg-wise of all my breeds. Figures.
     
  9. ChicksterJo

    ChicksterJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Speaking of hens...I am hoping that these three are pullets [​IMG]. They're only six weeks old though, so I got a long ways to go..I have to take pics of them individually because if I put them all together they get pretty crazy. They have some peck marks on their beaks but all in all my bigger girls are leaving them alone now. They are in a separate cage in the big girls coop. I didn't take a pic of their brother. Sorry the first two are blurry!

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  10. Ivywoods

    Ivywoods Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Looks like I've got plenty of time to wait. I'm sure by then I will have a better idea about their characteristics. Sometimes I just get so eager.
    Thanks for the help.
     

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