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Easter egger or Ameraucana?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ticks, May 10, 2009.

  1. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    I recently got some new chicks I ordered "Ameraucanas
    but I know I would get Easter Eggers. One of the ones I got has yellowish, not green legs. Has white/yellow fluff. I will post pics soon, but I think they it is an EE but would like to know for sure. Thanks.
  2. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Ameraucana have slate legs, not yellow, so it is an EE [​IMG]
  3. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    Just checked legs, they are slate colored.
  4. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2008
    Ameraucanas, if i remember correctly, can have black and willow legs too, though?

    Im really NOT sure if this is right, im going on what I can remember.

    Just keep in mind that EEs are mutts. That means that really, their legs could be many colors.... did you order from a hatchery? If so, they are EE's, no question.

    Still would love some pics [​IMG]
  5. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    Ameraucanas only have slate legs; araucanas have willow, black or yellow legs, depending on plumage colour.
  6. BluegrassSeramas

    BluegrassSeramas Serama Savvy

    Aug 25, 2008
    Central Kentucky
    Yup. EE's are mix...different colored legs, feathers, beaks, and some with or without beards/muffs etc.

    Here's our own EE's..not hatchery, but still all mixed.
  7. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    Yeah, I was expecting to get EE because I ordered from Ideal via feed store. I started looking at one and it didn't look EEish. It was all yellow. Thanks fellow BYC'ers

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