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Differences EE, Ameraucana, & Araucana * Pls post pics*

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by cottagegarden, Feb 3, 2009.

  1. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2008
    KY
    Quote:Okay, that makes sense...I wasn't planning on putting them together till they were bigger (although, I wasn't thinking 7-8 months:() I may end up having to build another pen for them...Thanks for the help guys [​IMG]

    You're welcome. Good luck, and may your chicks be happy and healthy [​IMG]
     
  2. phoebeq

    phoebeq Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Oh, I don't think that will be a problem...Cackle seems to be pretty good [​IMG] I ordered 20 chicks last year...they sent me 21 and I didn't lose ANY due to anything that would have been caused by the hatchery [​IMG]
     
  3. colowyo0809

    colowyo0809 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just thought I'd post some pics of our EE Aerin!
    Here she is as a baby
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    here she is a bit older
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    And a couple just today!
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    I think she is rather cute at the moment!
     
  4. ekemily

    ekemily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is one of my little 17 week girls. I can't really tell what kind of comb she has. It's so tiny. Does this mean that it is probably a pea comb? I hope so! Thanks
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  5. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Maine
    yes, that's a pea comb, she has pretty lacing [​IMG]
     
  6. Jx2inNC

    Jx2inNC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't really seen any pictures in here so far that look exactly like the EE's I have. However, I realize their feathers will liekly change as they molt and become mature.

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    They both have noticeable facial tufts, but they came on fairly recently. You wouldn't have probably been able to tell 3 weeks ago that the were going to get any facial feathers different from the others.
    I've heard many comments about them being cockerels, but at about 9-10 weeks, and with what their combs still look like (which is still rosy pink, not red at all really, and quite flat) I'm not so sure they aren't pullets.
     
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  7. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Those both appear to be cockerels to me in my experience with EE's those colors usually indicate males. Also the combs are a bit to pink for 9-10 week old EE and Ameraucana hens combs stay flat and immature for a long time.
     
  8. Jx2inNC

    Jx2inNC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Those both appear to be cockerels to me in my experience with EE's those colors usually indicate males. Also the combs are a bit to pink for 9-10 week old EE and Ameraucana hens combs stay flat and immature for a long time.

    I hope you're wrong, but you'd know better than I would! [​IMG]
    I'll keep tabs on them and maybe post them back up a little bit further down the road and see what any changes may be.
     
  9. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2008
    KY
    Quote:I agree...... The first one is very much a cockerel from what I can tell. That color is almost always indicative of male EEs - pretty common actually. Females do come along as salt and pepper / black and white, but they have more black than the males, with males seeming to follow a pattern of more white (with almost columbian markings).

    As for the second one, the red EE coloring isn't too common. He/she may stay that way, or change into more of the "wild type" color. But from the comb, it also makes me lean towards it being a boy.


    EE's/AMs are harder to sex earlier than other breeds, from what I've seen and been told.

    You have some cut little babies!
     
  10. Donald2010

    Donald2010 New Egg

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    Araucanas by APA / ABA standards Must have Feather "Tufts", Not Muffs - NO beard. Rumpless

    Here is a photo of our 5 week Pullet and 8 month old mom ( Araucana Hen) and a Araucana Cock.

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    Sell poultry - Auction - http://www.alohaisp.com/poultry
     

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