Americanas or Easter Eggers

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickNanny13, Nov 22, 2015.

  1. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    Purchased 2 RIR & 2 AM pullets, are they Americana or Easter Eggers? They were hatched on Oct 14th, almost 6wks.

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  2. Saris

    Saris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What color are their legs? Ameraucanas should be slate colored, and they should have fluffy faces. Those are probably EEs
     
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Those look like Easter Eggers.
     
  4. Basskids08

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    X2! Definitely EE :)

    I love my EE
     
  5. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    They are definitely Easter Eggers. EE's only come in a few colors (Blue Wheaten, Wheaten, Black, Buff, Blue, Brown Red, Silver, and White) and must have slate legs. Also, the only hatchery that sells true Ameras is Meyer hatchery, if you got them from any other hatchery, or from a feed store than they are definitely EE's. Don't worry though, there is nothing wrong with EE's, Enjoy those colorful eggs!
     
  6. Michael OShay

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    X2 on mymilliefleur. Also, true Ameraucanas always have muffs. Hatcheries and feed stores frequently and incorrectly market their EEs as Ameraucanas.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  9. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    That's what I was thinking, EEs not Ameracana, they do have slate colored legs but don't matter what they are, just was curious as to what you all thought. Thanks for your inputs, love BYC & all it's helpful members!
     
  10. Michael OShay

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    You're welcome.
     

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