EE or Ameraucana?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Kansaseq, Mar 3, 2009.

  1. Kansaseq

    Kansaseq Prairie Wolf Farm Asylum

    Feb 12, 2009
    NE Kansas
    If I have an ameraucana of an unrecognized color, does that make her and EE? I have no idea how to get pictures on here or I'd post them for you guys to look at.
     
    Last edited: Mar 7, 2009
  2. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Maine
    most likely an EE
     
  3. The Monkey Mama

    The Monkey Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, an "ameraucana" of an unrecognized color is, by definition, an EE. Still great birds though!

    Kelly
     
  4. Kansaseq

    Kansaseq Prairie Wolf Farm Asylum

    Feb 12, 2009
    NE Kansas
    Thanks for your responses!
     
  5. lisahaschickens

    lisahaschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2009
    Vancouver, WA
    actually, there is an Easter Eggers' Club and they have a very specific definition of an EE in order to separate it from a "mutt." I don't know anything about it myself and I think they're all cool birds, mutt or not, but if you're curious, check it out at www.eastereggers.com.
     
  6. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    There is no standard of perfection for EEs in the American Poultry Association. It is a cross bred bird, resulting in various plumage colors, tinted eggs, and hopefully muffs/beards if bred consistently. Regardless, they are pets and lots of fun to have.
     
  7. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    Quote:An unrecognized color in an ameraucana does not mean it is an EE. Ameraucanas are a pure breed, EEs are mutts. An unrecognized variety would be considered and shown as AOV.
     
  8. Kansaseq

    Kansaseq Prairie Wolf Farm Asylum

    Feb 12, 2009
    NE Kansas
    Please forgive my lack of cyber-talk knowledge, but what is "AOV" ? Avian of other variety?
     
  9. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Maine
    I think it's Any Other Variety?
     
  10. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    Quote:All other variety.
     

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