Difference btwn Ameraucana/ EE???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 9ByDesign, Aug 8, 2010.

  1. 9ByDesign

    9ByDesign In the Brooder

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    Jul 31, 2010
    Wesley Chapel, FL
    We bought 4 pullets from a Feed Store (reputable in our town). They are 4 wks. old now. I was told they are:

    2- Amercaunas
    1- Black Giant
    1- Barred Rock

    Now...I'm wondering about the Ameraucanas...because I see a lot of confusion/mixed notes on BYC about Ameraucanas and EE. How do I tell which of the two mine are?
     
  2. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    They are probably EEs esp. if they get their chicks from a hatchery. The feed store is probably selling them as the hatchery identified them. Usually you can only get true Ameraucanas from a private breeder.

    If you post pictures I'm sure someone can ID them for you.

    There is nothing wrong with EEs ~ I have both EEs and Ameraucanas and like them both. [​IMG]
     
  3. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Songster

    Feb 1, 2009
    College Station, Tx
    If you got them from a feed store- definitely EEs. I have some EEs also and LOVE them - they're a lot of fun.

    For more information on Ameraucanas, you can go to www.ameraucana.org. They need to be a specific color and type to qualify.
     

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