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Black EEs & Black Ameraucanas

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kara1015, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. kara1015

    kara1015 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just hatched some EEs and pure lavender/black split ameraucanas... Not remembering I might get some black EEs. Any tips on telling the 2 apart? I am selling the EE chicks, but keeping the ameraucanas. Thanks!!
     
  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    put a little tie strap around the leg of the ones you want to keep
     
  3. kara1015

    kara1015 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are all in the bator together, I can't tell them apart. :/
     
  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    ooo look for greenish legs lack of puffy cheeks non pink feet bottoms might have to wait til they are feathered in

    my friend hatches with the eggs in a grilling basket so she can keep this from happening, good luck
     
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  5. kara1015

    kara1015 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry if I was confusing. ;) I'll take a closer look at them tomorrow. Maybe if I post pics someone might be able to tell the difference?
     
  6. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yep, pics would help. And it's true that the greenish legs are EE's, your Ameraucanas are going to have slate legs and EE's rarely have as dark slate of legs as the PBs.
     
  7. kara1015

    kara1015 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    try putting the pic on the ameraucana thread
     

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