Americana?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by costello, Aug 27, 2013.

  1. costello

    costello Songster

    151
    11
    116
    Mar 24, 2013
    Here's my new rooster: http://lawrence.craigslist.org/grd/4025524008.html

    The owner calls it an 'Americana rooster.' Does she mean Ameraucana? Is this an Easter Egger?

    I'd love to have some Easter Egger hens, and it would be great to have a rooster to mate them with. Would it be difficult to find 6 to 8 young (about 3 months old) hens? My little flock has been desimated by a neighbor's dog, and I need to get more hens anyway. I've been thinking about Easter Eggers, so if the rooster is one, maybe I should get some hens too.
     
  2. SA Farm

    SA Farm Songster

    3,560
    101
    206
    Mar 11, 2013
    Ontario, Canada
    Yep, he's an Easter Egger. A very handsome one at that! Congrats. Hope you find some EE hens for him [​IMG]
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

    20,585
    1,238
    401
    Jul 24, 2013
    Yes, he's an Easter Egger! Pretty boy! Usually seeing "Ameraucana" misspelled "Americana" is a good indicator that a bird is an Easter Egger, not a pure breed.
     
  4. costello

    costello Songster

    151
    11
    116
    Mar 24, 2013
    Thanks for the responses. I'm excited to get this guy. I'll have my eye out for some EE hens. I may just have to start with chicks again. :)
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

    23,660
    1,462
    406
    Jul 24, 2013
    X2
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by: