EE or Ameraucana?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jessleeh, Jul 15, 2011.

  1. jessleeh

    jessleeh Out Of The Brooder

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    I can't post pics yet, but my "Ameraucana" (as advertised by the feed store) is mostly brown and gold. She's beautiful, but I read something that seemed to say Ameraucanas were not brown...? Any ideas? In case anyone wants to look, I can post pics on my page, just not on the forum yet. I have a pic up of 2 birds, and she's the more colorful one.
     
  2. jessleeh

    jessleeh Out Of The Brooder

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    Ha! I can post pictures now!! [​IMG]
    Is the one on the right an EE or an Ameraucana? And please don't tell me that those pointy neck feathers look like a roo's....
    [​IMG]
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Pretty EE's.
     
  4. Frost Homestead

    Frost Homestead eggmonger

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    easter egger. both are hens [​IMG]
     
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  5. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    EE hens. THere are multiple features that distinguish an Ameraucana from an EE, but to keep it easy, just keep in mind that no feedstore sells Ameraucanas. They are a purebred bird that only comes from breeders who spend a lot of money maintaining their lines.
     
  6. LindsayB

    LindsayB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the one on the left looks like a welsumer or brown leghorn, not an ee. But both of them do look like pullets!

    nevermind...I read ahead again...You were only asking about the easter egger [​IMG]
     
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  7. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yep, looks like a welsummer and an Easter Egger. both pullets though.. purty!
     
  8. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    EE pullet. [​IMG]

    ... Just kidding.. about the frown. We're (most of us) always happy to get the girls! [​IMG]
     
  9. jessleeh

    jessleeh Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Thanks everyone. I guess it doesn't make much difference since she probably has the blue or green egg gene and that's what I really wanted... especially appreciate Pele's advice. Good to know. The other bird is a Welsummer, by the way. [​IMG]
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yeah, great odds she'll lay you pretty eggs.
     

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