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Blue or Splash Ameraucana???

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by TheNewMrsEvans, Nov 28, 2010.

  1. TheNewMrsEvans

    TheNewMrsEvans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought some baby blue ameraucanas, and wound up with this one pullet...is she considered a splash?
    [​IMG]
     
  2. txcarl1258

    txcarl1258 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unsure, but she is gorgeous!
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    No, she's. . . . an Easter Egger, honestly.

    That bird looks like she has some melanizers or barring, some dun? alleles, and blue in her. Her color is unrecognized, and honestly looks like someone put some colors in there that Ameraucanas don't even carry.

    But, technically, she's blue. [​IMG]





    . . . . Is that green I see on her feet? If so, she's definitely an Easter Egger, sorry.
     
  4. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    No, she's an ee.
     
  5. TheNewMrsEvans

    TheNewMrsEvans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Her feet are a really dark greyish...i thought the pattern on her breast feathers seemed too regular, but i dunno not really barred...I got a roo who was white with black in the hackles and tail and speckled all over, looked more splash, but i didn't need another roo...
    Oh well I'll just stick with my whites [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Nov 28, 2010
  6. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:White with black hackles and tail is a definite Easter Egger alarm. It's a common EE rooster coloring, especially if you add in golden hackles or speckling of black, gold, or red on the body.
     
  7. RioLindoAz

    RioLindoAz Sleeping

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    Her muffs are fabulously large.




    I hope that doesn't sound wrong. [​IMG]
     
  8. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Well one thing is certain, she's got the biggest beard I've ever seen. [​IMG] I don't see much muff there at all though, honestly.
     
  9. TheNewMrsEvans

    TheNewMrsEvans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She has a super fluffy face [​IMG] no red/gold in either of them, but similar color placement on the roo, just black instead of grey/blue...weird! This just makes me love whites all the more!
     
  10. RioLindoAz

    RioLindoAz Sleeping

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    Quote:Ok, well, I have difficulty differentiating Muffs, Tufts, and now Beards.(?!)

    I understood Muffs is feathering that located under the earlobes that follow around the head towards the neck. [​IMG]
     

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