Araucana and Ameraucana Chicks for Sale?

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by aj2624, May 5, 2009.

  1. aj2624

    aj2624 New Egg

    May 5, 2009
    I've been looking to start a small flock of chickens. I see the hatcheries advertise araucana and ameraucana chicks, but according to the people on here they are just easter eggers. I'd like to start out right. I really enjoyed the easter eggers I've raised in the past and I want to raise a flock of actual araucanas now. What should I get? and where?
  2. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2008
    Well, it would probably be easier to find true Ameraucanas - they are "less rare" to my knowledge. I'd say your only hope is to find a breeder here on BYC and see if they have some eggs you can incubate.

    Hope this helps [​IMG]
  3. Tailfeathers

    Tailfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 31, 2007
    Washington State

    Steve Waters in WA State for Araucanas. You might also look at the Poultry Press and try the Araucana Club site.

    God Bless,
  4. aj2624

    aj2624 New Egg

    May 5, 2009
    Thanks for the ideas. When they say rare I guess they really are rare. [​IMG]
  5. Jenski

    Jenski Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 17, 2008
    Middle Tennessee
    If you are interested in Ameraucanas (not Araucanas), you might visit the Ameraucana Breeders Club website. There are several breeders there who ship both chicks and eggs, though you might have to get on a waiting list. Several of these members are also members of this forum. . . myself included! (although I do not have any small chicks available this spring.)

    Good luck!
  6. nivtup

    nivtup Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    Shelton Washington
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