Can anyone tell me what Ameraucana breed is this and the gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by RedBreasted, May 28, 2016.

  1. RedBreasted

    RedBreasted Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Ameraucana is now almost 2 months old and I think she's ready for breed and gender determination. :D I don't know if it's an Easter Egger, Ameraucana, or Araucana but couldn't be an Araucana. Thanks and have a great day! (P.S. One more thing, both her cheeks are fluffy and feathers coming out straight.)
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  2. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Definitely an EE, and I'm thinking pullet at this current time. [​IMG]

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  3. Grub Digger

    Grub Digger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    agreed
     
  4. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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    X 3, although a close up of the comb might be helpful.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  6. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    5x EE pullet
     
  7. RedBreasted

    RedBreasted Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will my Easter Egger lay colored eggs? If not or yes, what kind and why. Why isn't it a true breed? (Just want to know information about Araucana, Ameraucana, and Easter Egger)
     
  8. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes, there's a very good chance that your EE will lay colored eggs. [​IMG] On rare occasion, they do end up laying pink or brown eggs, but that's not as common as blue/green. I'm not an expert by any standards, but I'm guessing the reason for this is that they're mixes?

    EEs are basically, like I said, mixes with some or a little Ameraucana blood in there. The true Ameraucana has different traits than an EE, such as specific color varieties like Blue, Black, Splash, Wheaten, Blue Wheaten, ect. (whereas with EEs, there's no telling what color they'll feather out), they're fluffier, I believe their legs are slate rather than willow green, and their skin is white. Plus, true Ameraucanas are very hard to find and are quite expensive. I've got both, actually, so maybe I can show you the differences.
    Here are some of the EEs I've had/still have:
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    And a few true Ameraucanas:
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    Sorry, the Blue girl has crossbeak. [​IMG]
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    ~Alex
     
  9. RedBreasted

    RedBreasted Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. Now I understand the differences when I saw the puff of feathers/hairs straightening (looks like it) out of both the cheeks. But there's black feathers on the head. Is that normal?
     
  10. karithatswho

    karithatswho Out Of The Brooder

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    I think pullet and beautiful.
     

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