good quality?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by RAWR, Oct 27, 2009.

  1. RAWR

    RAWR Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2009
    who wants to know?
    we have a Blue(what we think to be a EE roo)
    is he at a good quality?
    hes about 5 months old
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  2. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Definately a blue EE roo!

    I would give him some time to mature before I would show him or use him for breeding. He has alot of uneven blue hues thru his feathers but again, he is young.

    At one year old, you would really have a good idea what he would be like.
     
  3. pipermark

    pipermark Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2007
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    Are you thinking that he is a true Americuna(sp) not an EE? who knows might be. EE's are not generally shown at APA events, though I have seen them win at country fairs.
     
  4. NYREDS

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    What would you show him as? Easter Eggers aren't a standard breed & his leg colour is wrong for a Blue Ameraucana.
    Judging "quality" in Easter Eggers is an eye of the beholder kind of thing-there are no established criteria.
     
  5. pipermark

    pipermark Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2007
    Arkansas
    to much yellow in the leg? might this be because of its age?
     
  6. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    He would be good for 4H or local show fairs but not one of those APA sanct. shows.
     
  7. Jennings Gamefowl

    Jennings Gamefowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he does look blue..


    i love your signature "I dream of a better tomorrow where chickens can cross the road without having their motives questioned"
     
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  8. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:True Ameraucanas have white skin, and pinkish color on bottom of feet. No yellow should be envolved [​IMG]
     
  9. Sonoran Silkies

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    Yellow skin is a recessive gene. Yellow of willow legs indicate yellow skin. Age has nothing to do with it.
     
  10. NYREDS

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    Quote:And willow legs are wrong on an Ameraucana.
     

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