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ameruacana or araucana??? Rooster or Hen???

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by mahsmaj, Jun 30, 2008.

  1. mahsmaj

    mahsmaj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can anyone tell me if this is an ameruacana or an
    araucana and if it is a rooster or a hen???
     
  2. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Maine
    Looks like an Easter Egger
    How old?

    ETA:
    Aracuanas are rumpless.
     
    Last edited: Jun 30, 2008
  3. Jenlyn9483

    Jenlyn9483 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, FL
    looks like Americauna, could be a roo, how old?
     
  4. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    I am 100% positive that is an easter egger hen.
     
  5. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    If you got them from Farm and Home, and THEY got them from a big hatchery, then your 'ameruacanas' are probably EE's - green/blue egg layers that don't meet the criteria for either breed. Great chickens none-the-less, but not purebreeds.

    For the whole Ameruacana/Araucana/EE debate see the FAQs at the Ameraucana Breeder's Assn website:

    http://www.ameraucana.org/faq.html
     
  6. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Maine
    Could you get a better comb pic?
     
  7. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Easter egger hen.
     
  8. mahsmaj

    mahsmaj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats the best picture that I have... [​IMG] sorry.
     
  9. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Maine
    Looks like a single comb so I would say hen
     

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