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Does this look like an americauna chick?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by FountainFamFarm, May 28, 2017.

  1. FountainFamFarm

    FountainFamFarm In the Brooder

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    I'm a newbie and bought this chick that's supposed to be an americauna. Are there all yellow americauna chicks? There were several different colors but only 2 or 3 all yellow chicks
     

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  2. Poultrybreeder

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    It looks like it could be, I had a white Americauna for a time, she still laid the green eggs like any normal colored one
     
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  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    Where did you get it? There is a high chance of if being an Easter Egger.
     
  4. FountainFamFarm

    FountainFamFarm In the Brooder

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    I got it at our local feed store.
     
  5. FountainFamFarm

    FountainFamFarm In the Brooder

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    What's the difference in the Easter egger and americauna
     
  6. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    Ameraucanas are a recognized breed that are usually expensive and uncommon, while Easter Eggers are mixes sold as Ameraucanas by most feed stores and hatcheries.
     
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  7. FountainFamFarm

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    Thank you for the info. They were only $2 but labeled americauna. So she maybe an Easter egger.
     
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  8. It will be REALLY hard to tell until they start laying. True Ameraucanas lay blue eggs while other EEs are any hens that lay eggs in colors like green, olive, and light blue. I've also seen rather tan pictures Ameraucanas before, though.
     
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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    EE's are very popular and there is no shame in having one
     
  10. Wickedchicken6

    Wickedchicken6 . Premium Member Project Manager

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    I have EEs that lay true blue eggs. There are specific feather and shank colors with the Ameraucana that fit a specific standard.
     
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