Araucana bantam????

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by funny farmer, Jun 1, 2012.

  1. funny farmer

    funny farmer In the Brooder

    May 12, 2012
    Aberdeen, Washington
    This is Scar-lett, our newly aquired bantam hen. She was given to us by one of my coworkers who is relocating and needed to rehome her chickens. Notice the scar on her head? The story is that she was attacked by a hawk who was able to do quite a bit of damage before being rescued by her former owners. She lays pale green eggs, and has the muff like my Araucana rooster. Her former owner told me she thought she was an Araucana bantam. Any thoughts?

  2. Habibs Hens

    Habibs Hens Cream Legbar Keeper

    Mar 31, 2012
    London, UK
    My Coop
    araucanas are rumpless

    its possible she is a splash ameraucana which has a rump as well as the beard and muff
    Last edited: Jun 1, 2012
  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Crowing

    Mar 2, 2011
    Knee Deep
    not an araucana they are tail less and can be tufted or non tufted but not muffed and they lay blue eggs below is an araucana mix tufted roo and than a pure non tufted roo
  4. funny farmer

    funny farmer In the Brooder

    May 12, 2012
    Aberdeen, Washington
    According to her former owner, she laid pale green eggs, but she laid her first egg for me this afternoon, and to me, it's more of a robin's egg blue. Maybe she's an easter egger mix? Doesn't matter to me either way, I'm just curious :)
  5. aoxa

    aoxa Crowing

    that second picture. It looks like he is crying! :gig

    He looks like he's saying "I has no friends.."
    Poor guy lol
    Last edited: Jun 1, 2012
  6. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Songster

    Aug 25, 2011
    Milwaukie, Oregon
    She's a Bantam Easter Egger, a real Bantam Ameraucnana would have slate colored legs and lay a blue egg.
  7. Jacqdiva

    Jacqdiva Songster

    Mar 23, 2014
    Hervey Bay QLD Australia
    Is there a bantam and a standard size for Araucana and ameraucanas?

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