Ameraucanas true or fake?!?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by mshuey1, Dec 2, 2011.

  1. mshuey1

    mshuey1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can someone please help me I think I may have EE's not true Ameraucana. CAn someone post a pic of a true Ameraucana. What r the qualification to being a true Ameraucanas? [​IMG]
     
  2. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    True Ameraucanas are very rare. Most people have EEs. I find the EEs have prettier colours, but that's just me.

    If you have colourful patterns, you most likely have a mutt [​IMG]
     
  3. mshuey1

    mshuey1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:'sOh boy from the way it sounds it looks like I've been selling EE's not true Ameraucanas [​IMG] so much to learn [​IMG]
     
  4. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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  5. kfacres

    kfacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Easiest way? If it's not one of the 8 recongnized colors of the breed, according tot he SOP... most likely it's not... Start there.
     
  6. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:if your ameraucana isnt one of these 8 colors ( Black, Blue, Blue wheaten, Brown red, Buff, Silver, Wheaten, and White) then its considered an ee
     
  7. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Quote:Correct. You will find more information here:

    www.ameraucana.org

    If you got your birds from a hatchery or a feed store, 99.95% of the time they are Easter Eggers.
     
  8. Feather_wrangler

    Feather_wrangler Out Of The Brooder

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    mshuey1 What r the qualification to being a true Ameraucanas?
    I did a lot of research after receiving the Ameraucanas from the feed store that I ordered them from.
    The two that are laying give us olive colored eggs
    Here are my EEs
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  9. kfacres

    kfacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first req... is blue, sky blue eggs... the second, is a lack of muffs, 3rd is not green legs, but should be slate colored... The rest of them, can be found on the link about a post or two above yours...

    1 key word to what you said.. feedstore.... a feedstore and/or their supplier, 101% of the time, wouldn't know an Ameraucana from an Aracauna, or an EE mutt.
     
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  10. kfacres

    kfacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's a picture, that I keep forgetting to add..

    He's a young, TRUE BLACK AMERAUCANA cockeral, pictured at about 5 months of age...

    From the Jean Ribbick, Pips n Peeps- line from Washington State. She's the secretary of the ass'n ( I Think)

    Another dead giveaway, that you're getting jipped into buying something that's not.. is when they spell it Americana...

    Now that's he's approaching 7 months, he's begun to crow, and really has some neat tail feathers coming in... He's also, going to be a very large bird- especially considering comparing him to his penmate females.
     
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