Ameraucana thread for posting pictures and discussing our birds

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

  1. cpegram

    cpegram Chillin' With My Peeps

    ok these are my first Wheatens....I am seeing 4 hens 2 roos? They are 5-6 weeks old

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  2. Arizonachicken

    Arizonachicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK, here are a few pictures of my girls. Are these EE's or Ameraucanas? Any advise is welcome! Thanks in advance! (I hope I do this right, it's my first time posting pictures!)'[​IMG]'
    Here is the clean-faced one with the grey legs
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    Here are the two fluffy ones with the blue legs.
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  3. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    They are all wheaten ameraucanas. Not really EEs, but they would be a cull from most breeding programs. Perfect for EEs or OES though!
     
  4. Arizonachicken

    Arizonachicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! They are really sweet and my kids love 'em! I'll have to look up what wheaten Ameraucanas should look like. Thanks for the expertise! By the way, what does OES stand for? (I'm showing my "newness")[​IMG]
     
  5. MobyQuail

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    bet they love that yard with all that grass, pretty.
     
  6. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Quote:OE's - Olive Egger's. [​IMG]

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  7. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Quote:Right- OE stands for olive egger. I meant to say that the clean-faced ones would be culls. The others are fine. Sometimes you have to use what you have though. If they are good in every other way and lay awesome blue eggs, you might want to work with them. It will require a lot of record keeping. But- you have the other girls that you could use and avoid all that.
     
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  8. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Hey Petra!

    (I'm the local breeder)

    Looks like they are happy and WARM.
     
  9. PHarris985

    PHarris985 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I swear- every chick that I don't sell as a day old turns out to be a roo. [​IMG] I think I have 20 lav roos right now, zero pullets.

    Same here out of 18 chicks 10 ended up roos. Lucky I was able to rehome them all but now it's like starting all over again.
     
  10. MobyQuail

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    this is a "cull" wheaten ameraucana, cause she is clean shaven. also with a "cull" blue rock, she is too light. my first birds, love em.
    I got these as backyard birds (culls) from great breeders, imho. who identified the birds as such to me and explained why they missed the SOP. I appreciate I met those 2 people when I started.
    not to get off topic of ameraucanas with the culls, showing it takes good breeders (which I am not yet- newb here) alot to get it right, and I appreciate the work ethic and the eye ya'll have.

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