Easter egger

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Xlcandylx, Mar 15, 2019.

  1. Xlcandylx

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    Hey everyone i got a batch EE from the local feed store. This girl isnt like the rest of the ee. I know the ee and americana are similar. Could i possibly have gotten an americana? All of my other EE has different colors come through besides this little one. 20190315_142121.jpg 20190315_142109.jpg 20190315_142054.jpg
     
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  2. Yardmom

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    EE can be Ameracanas that are not breed/show quality. EE is not really a breed it is a term given to colored egg layers. They are crosses with Aracana, Ameracanas, or cream legbar I believe, so an EE can have many different looks.
     
  3. Yardmom

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    My apologies if I didn't spell the breeds correctly.
     
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  4. HAPPYCHICKENLADY17

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    i have 4,and i think i have 2 ameraucanas....all 4 are totally different....the ee have been laying a yr now and their eggs are a lt mint green color...the 2 ameraucanas just 20 weeks now and yesterday i found a lt blue egg.....
     
  5. Xlcandylx

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    How would someone know if they have an ameracana or Easter Egger? I know
    I understand about there breed i love the bearded breed and love the different egg colors they lay. Im wanting to aquire the other breeds. I just don't understand thw difference in the breeds..... I was researching and seen that there are 3 different color for one of the breeds and asked if there was a way too see if its the same.
     
  6. Crazy for Chickens!

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    It's an Easter Egger. They can be any color, since they are mixed breeds.
    Just FYI, Ameraucanas are a pure breed, that only come in certain recognized colors, and lay blue eggs.
    Any breed that is spelled wrong, like Americana, are just Easter Eggers. Hatcheries often mislabel them.
     
  7. Xlcandylx

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    Where would i be able to get Ameraucanas? I know many people say they sell them but like everyone says most of them are EE....
     
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  9. Crazy for Chickens!

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    "Meyer Hatchery", "My Pet Chicken", and "Cackle Hatchery" sell them.
     
  10. Yardmom

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    Be careful some hatcheries use the correct spelling. They are still what byc members call EE. I believe the Ameracanas that only lay blue eggs ect. are sold by color name by breeders.
     
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