"Easter Egger" definition

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by sugarbush, May 1, 2009.

  1. sugarbush

    sugarbush Chillin' With My Peeps

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    here is what the ameracauna breeders club considers an easter egger:

    What are Easter Egg chickens?

    The Ameraucana Breeders Club defines an Easter Egg Chicken or Easter Egger as any chicken that possesses the blue egg gene, but doesn’t fully meet any breed description as defined in the APA and/or ABA standards. Further, even if a bird meets a standard breed description, but doesn’t meet a variety description or breed true at least 50% of the time it is considered an Easter Egg chicken.
     

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