Color of Americauna Rooster

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Ms~Silkie~Girl, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. Ms~Silkie~Girl

    Ms~Silkie~Girl Songster

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    I am trying to register for showing and i dont know what color my rooster is. Thanks!


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  2. Gallusfarm

    Gallusfarm Songster

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    I don't know, other than stunning! Good luck with the show!
     
  3. MikasGirl

    MikasGirl Songster

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    Just to let you know, your boy is an Easter Egger. Even though I love EEs and many other people do, some people are slightly aggressive when you miss call an EE an Ameraucana.He is gorgeous, but I thought I would tell you before an Ameraucana breeder got on here..
     
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  4. HBuehler

    HBuehler Songster

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    Correct he would be DQ if you enter him as an Ameraucana-he's not one. EE's don't have any standard color names since they are not a pure breed
     
  5. Ms~Silkie~Girl

    Ms~Silkie~Girl Songster

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    They dont have a registry for EE's so i dont know what to do know? Because lots of people told me he was an Ameraucana, how can u tell the difference?? Thanks
     
  6. hcammack

    hcammack Crowing

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    Ms~Silkie~Girl :

    They dont have a registry for EE's so i dont know what to do know? Because lots of people told me he was an Ameraucana, how can u tell the difference?? Thanks

    He is defently and EE so you won't be able to show him. Many people don't know the difference because the hatcheries mislabel their EE's as Ameraucana. Here is how you tell the difference https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=128806
     
  7. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

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    Most people do think EEs are Ameracaunas or Aracaunas, I have stopped correcting people. The reason for this is because hatcheries tell people they are Aracaunas. You can tell because of his type, color and size.
     
  8. HBuehler

    HBuehler Songster

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    There are many differences between the 2 but for a new chicken owner that have never seen a true Ameraucana it's hard to tell the difference.
    Here is the web site to the Ameraucana club www.ameraucana.org/ there is a list of requirements as well as pictures of what the breed standard chickens look like.We have both EE's and true Ameraucana's and love them both..the EE's because they have no breed standard come in many pretty color patterns that the Ameraucana's don't come in and you can have some fun with them-especially if you have kids that like different..like a top hat naked neck frizzle that lays green eggs [​IMG]
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  9. Sierra pachie bars

    Sierra pachie bars Queen of the Lost

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    I love EE's. But the feedstore sell them and mislable them. I try to correct them, but I just get a look like I am insane. I even corrected he feedstore saying you mean Easter egger ?
     
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  10. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

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    Quote:Same here, but I have given up
     

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