Ameraucanas, Araucanas, EE's?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Flippacase, Jan 12, 2010.

  1. Flippacase

    Flippacase Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Alright, I newish to the chicken world.[​IMG]

    I'm confused about a couple of things.[​IMG]

    The Araucana is the bird with the ear tufts, from south america.Noted for laying blue eggs. Right?

    The Ameraucana is a seperate breed than the Araucana, but derives from it. Also lays blue/green eggs. Right?

    So, are both of these breeds considered EE's? Or is an EE just a mutt breed that happens to lay blue green eggs?

    From pictures I have seen, I can clearly tell the araucana, but Ameraucanas and EE's look exactly the same.[​IMG]

    Please help clerify all this fro me!
     
  2. jaboo81

    jaboo81 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am new and would like to know that same thing. I am ordering some ameraucanas this year.
     
  3. Flippacase

    Flippacase Chillin' With My Peeps

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    at least i'm not the only one![​IMG]
     
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  5. jaboo81

    jaboo81 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks that did help alot! great post
     

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