Easter egger?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by emmarouth17, May 18, 2016.

  1. emmarouth17

    emmarouth17 Out Of The Brooder

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    My chick perl is a "aracarna" but she has a single comb is she an Easter egger and if she is how are they different to aracarna's.[​IMG]
     
  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    Easter Eggers are mixed breeds, they can have nay comb type, any color type, really any anything :). Araucanas on the other hand are an actually breed, they have no tails, also tufts coming out of there "ears" as well as puffy cheeks, pea combs, and you can read more on them in the Breeds sections :)
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/products/araucana
     
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  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Unless you're outside of the US. They have different breed standards in other countries. The Ameracaunas I've seen posted from Australia look exactly like the bird pictured (though I don't think they have single combs).
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    She would technically be an Easter Egger since she doesn't meet the standard for UK/Australian Araucana. I've heard that true Araucana in Australia are really hard to come by, with most of the birds being sold as such being mixed breeds.
     
  5. emmarouth17

    emmarouth17 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm from England x
     

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