Difference in Araucana and Ameraucana?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by countyroad1330, Dec 17, 2007.

  1. countyroad1330

    countyroad1330 Thunder Snow 2009!

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    Ok so really, what's the difference in Araucana and Ameraucana?
     
  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Arucana has ear TUFTS and no tail. RUMPLESS. (very cute)

    Ameraucana has ear fluff (not sure what they are called) a beard and a tail... sometimes missing one or more of those.

    Thats how I know it - someone please correct me if I'm wrong....
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

  4. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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  5. Cocky

    Cocky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ameraucanas lay better
     
  6. TxChiknRanchers

    TxChiknRanchers Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Ameraucanas lay better

    Oooh, don't know about that. My EEs and Araucana have proven to be my best layers of the three breeds. The EEs are by far the best in terms of production, except when they are in moult. My Araucana are good steady layers, except for when they are broody, which can be often for some of them. My bantam Ameraucana do not lay well at all and take long vacations in between broody spells. [​IMG]

    Jody​
     
  8. twincreekfarm

    twincreekfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 5 Araucana pullets and so far 2 are layers. Even in the extreme cold they have been laying an egg a day. I actually had one in the chicken hospital overnight last week to mend where the roos have been at her and to wash her saddle. The next day I put her back in the coop and she laid me an egg the size of a XL one. I figured it was a thank you for taking care of her!! My pullets are about 26 weeks.
     
  9. countyroad1330

    countyroad1330 Thunder Snow 2009!

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    Um, what's an EE?
     
  10. Ole Mule

    Ole Mule Out Of The Brooder

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    EE = Easter Egger
     

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