Americana or Easter Egger?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dainerra, Jun 9, 2011.

  1. dainerra

    dainerra Chillin' With My Peeps

    3,459
    283
    246
    Jun 4, 2011
    All of these were sold as sexed Americana pullets. Of course, one of them turned out to be a rooster, but are they Americana?

    Here is the little rooster:
    [​IMG]

    legs are yellow:
    [​IMG]

    One of this year's pullets:
    [​IMG]

    another foot shot:
    [​IMG]

    Last year's flock: she's moulting, so looking a little rough!
    [​IMG]

    leg shot:
    [​IMG]
    it doesn't show well in the pic, but legs are a greenish-grey. When they were young, they were the same yellow as this year's flock.

    So, which is it??
     
  2. smokeykk

    smokeykk Chillin' With My Peeps

    785
    1
    121
    Mar 15, 2011
    Pennsylvania
    They look like EEs to me
     
  3. dainerra

    dainerra Chillin' With My Peeps

    3,459
    283
    246
    Jun 4, 2011
    that's what I thought after reading the forums here. I don't really care either way, just a bit ticked off at the extra $$ a bird. It's not much but it does add up.
    I think I'll give them a call since they sell both EE and Americanas, with the Americana's being almost $1 more per chick.
     
  4. Jferlisi

    Jferlisi i dont eat chicken!!!!

    Nov 2, 2010
    Menifee CA
    EE's. http://www.ameraucana.org/standard.html here is the standard for them. You can even show them the standards of what they are to look like to be classified as ameraucana's. Sorry you paid extra and didn't get what you wanted.
     
    Last edited: Jun 9, 2011
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    39,801
    1,289
    516
    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    EE's.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by