Anyone know much about European type Araucanas? PICS

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ccoomber, Nov 1, 2009.

  1. ccoomber

    ccoomber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any one know much about European type Araucanas?

    I have 4 Araucana chicks. My Lavender chick is now about 3 1/2 months old and i also have 3 6 week old Red/Black Araucanas. I am suspicious of my 3 Red/blacks as they have crests which my lavender does not? Also one red/black chick hatched with a vaulted skull? Has this been seen in araucanas before? Do these guys look like they should or have i got cross breeds? Also 1 chick has a pink comb, Roo? I got the eggs off Ebay, and they were a lovely blue/green, but only means the hen was an Araucana! Who was dad? LOL

    Dotty
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    Dotty again
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    Frankie (Frankenchick) (with vaulted Skull)
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    Buddy (Roo?) Pink comb already (pinker than my 3 1/2 month old pullet)
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    Group shot with 3.5 mth old Matilda (Lavender) and Dotty
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  2. wordgirl

    wordgirl One of the Shire-folk

    Apr 14, 2009
    Hmm...do they have tails? I think Araucanas are supposed to be tailless. [​IMG] And have big tufts around the ears:

    http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/CGA/Arau/BRKArauTrue.html

    I'm guessing this goes for European types, too???

    ETA: Dotty and Frankie look like Polish crosses. And I'm afraid that I have to tell you that eggs don't have to be from an Araucana to be green or blue. [​IMG] Sorry.
     
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  3. ccoomber

    ccoomber Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Mother might have been Araucana or Ameraucana- I think Dad was Sneaky.
     
  5. wordgirl

    wordgirl One of the Shire-folk

    Apr 14, 2009
    Quote:Oh – okay. I don't know much about European Araucanas then. Hmm. Sorry. [​IMG] Scratch everything I said. [​IMG]
     
  6. ccoomber

    ccoomber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh – okay. I don't know much about European Araucanas then. Hmm. Sorry. [​IMG] Scratch everything I said. [​IMG]

    Thanks for trying though [​IMG]
    I thought it was a long shot as this is an american website, may try a uk site but this is better than any uk site i've found so far!
     
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  7. wordgirl

    wordgirl One of the Shire-folk

    Apr 14, 2009
    There are quite a few European chicken people on here, though. Hopefully they'll see this and be able to help. [​IMG]
     

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