Ameraucana? Tons of pics to help identify.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Little Jerry Seinfeld, Oct 16, 2018.

  1. Easter egger

    9 vote(s)
  2. Ameraucana

    1 vote(s)
  3. Dinnercana

    2 vote(s)
  1. Hi, I bought these as chicks, the guy said the parents were: a black ameraucana and a brown, (I think the brown was the hen, and the black the roo, but can't remember for sure...)

    As far as I can tell , they meet the breed standards for a true ameraucana, but I'd like to get some more experienced opinions.
    They have slate legs, pea combs(I think), white skin, (the skin is whiter looking in real life than it looks in the pic too.)
    Here's the pics, sorry there's so many, also they are around 5 months old.

    Skin Screenshot_2018-10-16-08-01-37.png

    Screenshot_2018-10-16-08-03-06.png Screenshot_2018-10-16-08-02-57.png Screenshot_2018-10-16-08-02-49.png Screenshot_2018-10-16-08-02-41.png Screenshot_2018-10-16-08-02-33.png Screenshot_2018-10-16-08-02-26.png

    Close up of comb Screenshot_2018-10-16-08-02-19.png
    Brother roo on right Screenshot_2018-10-16-08-02-13.png Screenshot_2018-10-16-08-02-06.png

    Screenshot_2018-10-16-08-01-58.png The hen, hilarious little beard
    Screenshot_2018-10-16-08-01-51.png Screenshot_2018-10-16-08-01-44.png
  2. PirateGirl

    PirateGirl Chicken Lover, Duck Therapist

    Mar 11, 2017
    South Park, Colorado, USA
    Your first pics are your male. Neither bird is "black" in color, but both may be "brown red" Ameraucanas. It is not a color I am very familiar with so hopefully someone with more knowledge of the standards for that color can chime in and let you know if they look right.
  3. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Free Ranging

    They don't meet the standard in feather color..

    Black, Blue, Blue Wheaten, Brown Red, Buff, Silver, Wheaten & White
  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

    Apr 11, 2016
    NW Missouri
    Legs are more willow than slate. You've got Easter Eggers there.
  5. Brahma Chicken5000

    Brahma Chicken5000 Araucana Addict

    Sep 26, 2017
    Central New Jersey
    You have Easter Eggers.
  6. Thanks! That's what I i suspected but was holding out hope :)
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  7. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Free Ranging

    One easy way to remember that is that it is essentially another word for black copper. :)
  8. sassysarah

    sassysarah Free Ranging

    Apr 3, 2017
    My Coop
    They're Easter Eggers. Ameraucanas only come in solid colors
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  9. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Free Ranging

    Well, as it turns out Silver isn't MY version of a solid color..

    Or the red brown..

    Or wheaten.. :love

    Easter Eggers have been fun birds. They look blue based to me... so should put out some pretty chicks. :bun :pop

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