Aracauna or Easter Egger? Please take a look.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chilisweet, Jul 29, 2008.

  1. chilisweet

    chilisweet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi fellow chicken addicts. We have this hen (pretty sure she is although she has not layed yet) and I was looking on here yesterday and saw a few threads on the difference between an Easter Egger and an Aracauna. The hen pics I saw on here looked just like our hen Dora. I would like to know from you chicken eggsperts whether we have one or the other. Or maybe the info we received is wrong and its neither! Just curiosity at this point. Thanks in advance for your opinions!

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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Easter Egger, looks like to me. Araucanas are rumpless and have ear tufts.
     
  3. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Very pretty Easter Egger! [​IMG]
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I have an Easter Egger with a blue beard-looks a bit like yours. They are fun birds!
     
  5. Crunchie

    Crunchie Brook Valley Farm

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    It's an Easter Egger. With the muffs and beard, looks like it has some Ameraucana in there somewhere--but it doesn't meet the standard for any of the recognized varieties of Amerauacana.
     
  6. chilisweet

    chilisweet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome. Thanks guys for the info!
     
  7. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    That is an EE...I have one that was supposed to be an Ameraucana... looks like my girl green legs and all.

    Edit: She is spoiled rotten and such a sweetie.

    This is her at 18 weeks old:

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  8. chilisweet

    chilisweet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow. Splitting image there. Very pretty girl. Ours is not yet very trusting of people. And she escaped into the neighbors yard the day we got her. She then flew from his yard to the horse pasture behind our house. We got lucky and were able to corral her before nighttime that night. Hopefully soon she wont be so skittish. Either way she has some beautiful coloring.
     
  9. chickenlover98

    chickenlover98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think she is an Easter Egger, She is VERY pretty!
     
  10. chickenmain

    chickenmain Out Of The Brooder

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    I found this site while loking around the internet.
    It has information on easter eggers and seemed kind of interesting. easter egger information
     

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