Araucanas?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by brodysam, May 15, 2010.

  1. brodysam

    brodysam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some araucanas that I thought were really EE's, now I'm not sure. I was able to get pictures of two and would like input from those that know the true araucana breed.
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  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    They're Easter Eggers. True Araucanas don't have beards. [​IMG]
     
  3. brodysam

    brodysam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's what I was thinking but when I saw that they weren't developing tails I started to wonder.
     
  4. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    The tails are strange but I'm still thinking Easter Egger. [​IMG]
     
  5. SteveH

    SteveH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look to be EE . I think one has a tail and may be starting to get short tail feathers , the other I can't see . Araucanas are completely rumpless ; the vertebrae end before they form a tail . I have two EE without tail feathers at approaching three weeks and one's wing feathers are also shorter than the others ; they're just slower feathering than the rest I have . Even if your second chick is rumpless , it's muffs rule out pure Araucana .
     
  6. cashdl

    cashdl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have araucana X ee's that look like that.

    Lanae
     
  7. Melissa034

    Melissa034 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe EE's are crosses with Ameraucana and/or Araucana. EE's dont have their own breed standards like the Ameraucana and the Araucana do. They just have some of their characteristics.
     

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