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Chicken Breed Focus - Ameraucana

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by sumi, Apr 30, 2015.

  1. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Isn't that always the way it goes! You should have a wide variety of egg colors! She does look like a black from those pictures to me... sometimes the blues are pretty dark, but they usually look grayish to some extent rather than "black". You might try posting in the What Breed/Gender forum https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/15/what-breed-or-gender-is-this for input about her color, there is a BBS Ameraucana thread but it isn't very active.
     
  2. lizzychick

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    Excellent idea, I'll get some better pics and post there. Thanks [​IMG]
     
  3. Kelsie2290

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    Some colors seem to have light legs at hatch that darken gradually (if you looks at the chick pics on the Ameraucana breed club website, the young Blue Wheaten chicks have light/yellow legs) You might try posting on the breeder/owner thread for input https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...osting-pictures-and-discussing-our-birds/0_20 could be just a fault in the line, or they just need more time.
     
  4. Kelsie2290

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    Cute chick! Sounds like you have a nice little flock! Your girls are Easter Eggers, the feed stores pretty much never have "true" Ameraucana available. EEs are wonderful birds, they should be good layers of colorful eggs for you.

    And Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  5. Kelsie2290

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    Lovely flock! The slumber party picture is great!
     
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    Pretty chick! Wonderful hatching job you did there, that is a great hatch percentage! Sounds like you have a nice assorted flock. Good luck with the bantam hatch!
     
  7. Kelsie2290

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    Beautiful egg! She did her breed proud!
     
  8. Kelsie2290

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    Good luck with the hatch!
     
  9. Kelsie2290

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    Good luck with the Legbar hatch, another wonderful colored egg layer!
     
  10. Kelsie2290

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    Good luck with your chicks! We'd love to see pictures of the little ones!
     

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