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Araucana?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChiknChief, Jul 7, 2011.

  1. ChiknChief

    ChiknChief In the Brooder

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    We got this guy free as a "rare breed" from McMurray. He's very handsome, but what breed is he?[​IMG]
     

  2. LindsayB

    LindsayB Songster

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    Easter egger [​IMG] And a very handsome one!
     
  3. JakRat

    JakRat Songster

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    Looks like a Welsummer to me.... not sure though
     
  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Crowing

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    ee my dad has one just like him that i hatched last year
     
  5. He is an "Easter Egger"
    They are easily mistaken for Araucanas or Ameraucanas.
    A true araucana is rumpless,has two tufts and yellow legs.
    A true ameraucana looks like your cock in the picture,except a different color.
    (Brown red,Wheaten,Blue,ect.)
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    He is the not so rare Easter Egger.

    He is NOT a welsummer. This is a welsummer rooster:
    [​IMG]
     
  7. Stacykins

    Stacykins Crowing

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    Yep, definitely an EE. Araucanas, by U.S. and Canadian standards, are rumpless (missing their coccyx) and have ear tufts.

    Is your boy debeaked? Or am I just seeing weird things? It looks like his mouth is open to crow, but he has half an upper mandible!
     

  8. hokankai

    hokankai Songster

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    Quote:Yeah...that's why the picture looked weird! [​IMG]

    And yes, he's a regular old mixed breed, EE
     
  9. mama24

    mama24 Songster

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    I can see his top beak. It just blends in really well with the background. If you squint, you can see it. [​IMG]
     
  10. ChiknChief

    ChiknChief In the Brooder

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    Quote:Just has his mouth open. He has a few full beak. Me and my son have the marks to prove it. His name is Bing Crosby. He's a good singer but not nearly as nice as his namesake.
     

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