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Araucana ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Kidchaser5, Feb 23, 2016.

  1. Kidchaser5

    Kidchaser5 Out Of The Brooder

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  2. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Where did you get him/her? If from a feed store it's likely and Easter Egger. Hatcheries do not have true Araucanas.
     
  3. Jmay402

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    my Ameraucana chicks look like that one.
     
  4. Kidchaser5

    Kidchaser5 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, it is our local feed store… I was thinking maybe Americauna because we bought some last year that looked very similar… I really don't care what they are I am hoping they are pullets though!
     
  5. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    "Americanas" is a made up name that hatcheries use to try to trick chick buyers into think they are getting a pure bred chicken. They are Easter a Eggers.

    There is a hatchery that sells purebred Araucanas. I don't remember the name right off the top of my head.....
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Meyer hatchery sells sexed blue Ameraucana pullet chicks for $20 each.

    Cackle just introduced black Ameraucana straight run for $10 each.

    I don't think most feed stores are ordering those.......if you buy your chick from a feed store, it's an Easter Egger. It should still lay colored eggs, it's just not a standardized color or guaranteed to lay blue eggs. Not a thing wrong with Easter eggers, they're a staple in lots of backyard flocks. Mine included [​IMG]
     
  7. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    I love EE's. They all look different and their eggs are all different, too.
     
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  8. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Chicken Scratch Poultry offers tufted, rumpless Araucanas for sale.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    how much do they want?
     
  10. lucas 15

    lucas 15 New Egg

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    Go to townline hatchery they have them sexed for 3.50 for females and 1.50 for males i maybe wrong with the males.
     

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