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Araucana Rumpless and Tuffed

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by mudlake, Apr 18, 2007.

  1. mudlake

    mudlake Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 13, 2007
    I have been wondering what is harder to get Rumpless or Tuffed. Does it make any difference Bantam or Standard. I have an idea but I am intrested in what other folks think. Thanks Tony
  2. MidnightChickenLover

    MidnightChickenLover Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 13, 2009
    Tuft is harder, or are you talking about buying?
  3. rhoda_bruce

    rhoda_bruce Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 19, 2009
    Cut Off, LA
    For me, I would say tufted is more rare. I have only 3 tufted and of that only one has large double tufts. Rumpless is another story. I have about half my araucanas that are rumpless, so I have a lot of work to get a decent flock of them.
  4. Choco Maran

    Choco Maran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 25, 2009
    Ribera New Mexico
    A true araucana is rumpless. This is how they got there name Easter egg chickens. They are suppose to look like a rabbit in back no tail. Tuffs I have not had much experience with however I have 27 right now and about half have cheek tuffs. They all have tails except for about two of them.

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