Anyone Know If These Are Ameraucana

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NHchickenflock, Aug 15, 2014.

  1. NHchickenflock

    NHchickenflock Out Of The Brooder

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    We are going to be picking these two girls up this weekend and want to be sure they are Ameraucanas. We bought a few last week from a different breeder that ended up being Easter Eggers[​IMG]
     
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    NHchickenflock Out Of The Brooder

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  3. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    More EE
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    yep. Not a thing wrong with them, if you're not looking to show or paying $$ for purebred birds. As backyard layers of cool colored eggs, they're perfect!
     
  5. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    ITA! Since what I am looking for is "pretty eggs" I am all about paying for EEs vs quality Ameraucanas/Araucanas -- besides, EEs come in such a variety of colors!
     
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  6. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    I love EE. They all look different making a very non-boring beautiful flock. Lots of eggs too.
     
  7. NHchickenflock

    NHchickenflock Out Of The Brooder

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    We are not overly concerned that they are not purebred, we just want our girls to see the blue eggs
     
  8. goldfinches

    goldfinches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There's no guarantee that EE's will lay blue eggs. Because they're just a mixed breed, they usually do lay a shade of green, but they could also lay brown or pink tinted.
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X5 on Easter Eggers and goldfinches is right about the egg color. The odds are that their eggs will be some shade of green, but they could be beige, or even pale pink or gold. Easter Eggers are my granddaughter's favorite hens. She loves the colored eggs; especially the pale pink ones.
     

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