Are these Ameraucanas?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Taj_MaChicken, May 26, 2019.

  1. Taj_MaChicken

    Taj_MaChicken Songster

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    The store I purchased my girls (and boy) from lied to me previously. So, can someone tell me what these chickies are? They're between 7-8 weeks old. The box was labeled "ameraucana."

    Clarabelle:
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    Harley/Charlie:
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    Tawny:
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    Baldie (please ignore my Polish sunbathing):
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  2. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    They are Easter Eggers.
     
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. .....

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    These are Easter eggers.....the store sells what the hatchery tells them they are getting, hatcheries frequently imply the Easter Eggers are ameraucana by labeling them as "Americana", "ameraucana/araucana", etc
     
  4. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Pullarius

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  5. Folly's place

    Folly's place Free Ranging

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    They will be wonderful!
    You can see actual Ameraucanas by looking at their breed club website.
    Mary
     
  6. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. .....

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    Generally speaking, ee are better layers than true ameraucana....so 8f your goal was pretty eggs you will likely be happier with these. If you want true ameraucana, source from a reputable breeder. It helps to know true ameraucana should be sold as specific varieties/color types.....a quick way to know you are getting the real thing. Very few commercial hatcheries offer true ameraucana, and they are priced accordingly.....as most retailers source commercially you are unlikely to get true ameraucana in a retail chick bin
     
  7. Taj_MaChicken

    Taj_MaChicken Songster

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    Honestly, my boyfriend wanted the EE but all they had were the "ameraucana" so we settled on them. He wanted the pretty colored eggs, so this works out better!
     
  8. chrissynemetz

    chrissynemetz Free Ranging

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    I agree, you have a lovely flock of EE :)
     

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