EE or ameraucana?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mrs918, May 27, 2011.

  1. mrs918

    mrs918 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im new to this chicken thing- and just seem to be getting more confused on the EE vs ameraucana. So here's our girl... She's about 4 months in this pic, was sold from the feed lot as an ameraucana............ Opinions?

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    her as a lil chick when we first got her
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  2. colebarnhart

    colebarnhart Chillin' With My Peeps

    I thought EE and americuanas were the same thing, is that not true????
     
  3. gvntofly05

    gvntofly05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If she came from the feed store she is an EE. Feed stores get their chicks from hatcheries and hatcheries do not have pure Ameraucanas.
     
  4. colebarnhart

    colebarnhart Chillin' With My Peeps

    BTW, the BR you have in the far side of the pic has some awesome coloring!!! Very cool!!! I just like black and white chickens, BR, Silver laced, silver penciled, columbian, that's all I'm going with from now on [​IMG]
     
  5. mrs918

    mrs918 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you for clearing that up [​IMG]
     
  6. mrs918

    mrs918 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you [​IMG] I love the black and whites too... I could easily go with just those colors, but I like to have a variety ... lol
     
  7. bobbie

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    U have an Ameraucana chicken and an Easter egger. An Easter egger is any bird that has the gene to lay blue eggs. There is another bird called The Araucana and is a different kind of bird that looks like it is wearing a mustache. Hope this helps
     
  8. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

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    Quote:Well, not quite. An EE is any bird that carries the blue egg gene and does not conform to any real breed standard. Ameraucana have the blue egg gene, yet do conform to the standard. They have muffs and tails. Araucana can be muffed or not, but do not have tails, and sometimes are called "rumpies"

    Looks like a VERY PRETTY EE to me [​IMG]
     
  9. Christie Rhae

    Christie Rhae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Very pretty EE! I have 5 and they are very sweet. I love their color variety.
     
  10. mrs918

    mrs918 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Thanks again for the input
     

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