Ameraucana thread for posting pictures and discussing our birds

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

  1. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Ok- thanks Jean. I finally found their email address on the website. I think somebody else got birds from them- Bishops or Greenfamily- I always get those 2 confused...... Wish they would pop on here and set me straight.
     
  2. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    OK- BP wrote me back:

    My blue wheatens were out of Melissa Parker, Jean ribbeck and a breeder from Maryland that went by peachick on the backyard Poultry forum​
     
  3. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    So, are everybodies birds related to mine???? [​IMG]
     
  4. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    pips&peeps :

    So, are everybodies birds related to mine???? [​IMG]

    [​IMG] I think so! I have tried birds and eggs from 6 different lines and a majority of the ones that thrived (and are NOT clean-faced) are yours.

    You're seem to be the most hearty too- maybe that's why [​IMG]
     
  5. Noncentzter

    Noncentzter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pips&peeps :

    So, are everybodies birds related to mine???? [​IMG]

    Yeppers, cuz when you want good birds, you go to the best!​
     
  6. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

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    My Lavender Ameraucana :) her name is Ella
     
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  7. jeremy

    jeremy CA Royal Blues

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    Jean, how closely related is your line to John Blehm's? Or Paul Smith's?

    I tried to source new birds from both this year in order to outcross my line some.

    <3ChickenForever, she's lovely but she appears to be an Easter Egger.
     
  8. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    I have very litte to no John B lines, I do have more blood from Pauls lines though.

    The rest of the original birds I purchased were stock that traced back to Cree lines.....they no longer breed this variety.
     
  9. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

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    Quote:Where we gott her we were told she was an ameraucana.. maybe she's a mix between and EE and an ameraucana [​IMG]
     
  10. SteveH

    SteveH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    <3ChickenForever :

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    My ameraucana :) her name is Ella

    In case you missed Jeremy's short statement; that's an absolutely gorgeous pullet, but her color is not consistant with any of the APA or ABC accepted varieties, making her an EE. Since you can say the same for lavanders, this gets a bit confusing to those new to the breed and purchasing chicks from a hatchery, often sold as Amer"i"cannas, or from uninformed breeders. Lavender, however, is a project color for Ameraucanas and many breeders are working towards APA acceptance of the variety.

    I see you noticed his post. You can find a list of the eight, recognized varieties here: http://www.ameraucana.org/scrapbook.html
    Splash and lavender are not listed, but considered as Ameraucanas by most breeders,
     
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