Ameraucna or Araucana???

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by kitty22496, Aug 1, 2016.

  1. kitty22496

    kitty22496 Out Of The Brooder

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    The tan one in the back lol
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Easter Egger.
     
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    Blackberry18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Neither. It's an Easter Egger, which is a hybrid of many different breeds that still have the blue egg gene. They are often advertised as Ameraucana/Americana (the latter spelling usually indicates the person knows that they are not true Ameraucana) or Araucana.

    Ameraucanas have beards and muffs, green/blue/grey legs, and a certain plumage type (white, blue, wheaten, etc.).

    Araucanas have ear tuffs, and do not have tails.

    Both of these breeds are harder to find and much more expensive.
     

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