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Araucauna

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bmandy72, Nov 2, 2015.

  1. bmandy72

    bmandy72 Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought these 2 lovely ladies under the pretense they were Araucauna after further research I'm not so sure 1 hasn't started laying 1 lays green eggs any help would be great the tan and lavender and the paler one[​IMG][/IMG]
     
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  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Neither of them are Araucanas. They are both Easter Eggers which are hybrids produced by crossing blue egg layers with brown egg layers to produce offspring that lay eggs in colors other than just blue. Hatcheries frequently and incorrectly market their Easter Eggers as Araucanas or Ameraucanas which are both true breeds. There is a good article at http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2011/09/ameraucana-easter-egger-or-araucana.html explaining the difference between true Araucanas, true Ameraucanas, and Easter Eggers.
     
  3. bmandy72

    bmandy72 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you. I honestly bought them for their coloration. But id like to be correc when I speak of my flock
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Pretty Easter egger hens.
     
  5. bmandy72

    bmandy72 Out Of The Brooder

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    they're my favorite our of my flock of 13 they are so docile and timid
     
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  7. Michael OShay

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    You're welcome.
     
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