ARE these Ameracaunas??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Dutchgirl, May 11, 2011.

  1. Dutchgirl

    Dutchgirl Not Dutch!

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    I have 3 "Ameracaunas" at my house. I have believed they were for years, but now I'm becoming doubtful. Two of them lay round, pale blue eggs. The third one lays very long, dark green eggs. I haven't been able to figure out what color they are, either. Here are some pictures:

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    Those are only the first two - I don't have any of the third hen uploaded to Photobucket. So: are these Ameracaunas/Americanas, or are they Easter Eggers/EEs?
     
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    They do appear to be Easter Eggers. Ameraucana come in standard color varieties. These do not meet those requirements. The one with the blue beard is really pretty. [​IMG]
     
  3. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    Very pretty!
    look like Easter Eggers though
     
  4. Doctim

    Doctim Out Of The Brooder

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    I agree. Very pretty EEs.
     
  5. SIMPleChick

    SIMPleChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WHAT!?!?!? No pictures of the pretty eggs??? hehehe I'd LOVE to see them! I have a few EE's this year and can't wait to see what color eggs they lay!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. lebentier

    lebentier Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ee, but very pretty
     
  7. harmona1

    harmona1 Out Of The Brooder

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    They looks just like my 2 EE's.
     
  8. rhs7111

    rhs7111 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are EEs, which is just as great ; EEs were used to actually create the Ameraucana breed, so it's not as if EEs are at all "lesser" chickens...they are simply wonderful and you're lucky to have such pretty hens. Your blue-bearded hen is gorgeous!
     
  9. cecilia1959

    cecilia1959 Out Of The Brooder

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    They look like mine too....I love them. Great Pictures
     
  10. schellie69

    schellie69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say EE's but the one with the blue beard looks like a blue wheaten cross
     

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