Breed

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by barbiegirl, Aug 19, 2013.

  1. barbiegirl

    barbiegirl Songster

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    I bought him June 1st and was told he was an Araucana. He looked rumpless when he was younger. The picture doesn't show his feathers have a purple and green hue to the black feathers. He is really pretty.


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  2. Veer67

    Veer67 Songster

    He looks more like an Easter Egger I would say. Many people sell their chickens calling them Araucanas and Ameraucanas when they are really just EEs.
     
  3. barbiegirl

    barbiegirl Songster

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    He doesn't have any tuffs or a beard. I don't care if they are true Araucanas, I just wanted green or blue eggs. He definitely does not look like my Easter egger hen.
     
  4. Veer67

    Veer67 Songster

    Not all EEs have tufts and beards (mine didn't), they have many different colors obtained from mixes.
     
  5. chesterbarton78

    chesterbarton78 Songster

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    EE
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    He just looks like a mixed breed rooster to me. I'm not seeing any particular Easter egger traits.
     
  7. annageckos

    annageckos Crowing

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    Well, EE are mixed breed birds so they can have any combo of traits. It's just some traits are more common. But if he was sold to you as a Araucana then he is probably a EE. He is not an Araucana however.
     

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