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I think he's a Blue Wheaten Ameraucan

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by motorboat, Feb 2, 2013.

  1. motorboat

    motorboat Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    He bears some resemblance to a blue splash wheaten Ameraucana, but he does not have the slate legs of a true Ameraucana, and I'm sure someone with a better eye for show quality can tell you he looks more like an Easter Egger. He's still very handsome, however.
     
  3. NJchixs

    NJchixs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    His legs look green to me, therefor it would be an Easter egger, regardless of his feather color. He is handsome though and I do see his fluffy beard.
     
  4. motorboat

    motorboat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK, thanks. Yes his legs are more green than slate (which I think is darker greyish looking or light black?). It's so bizarre to me that he looks exactly like that Ameraucana on that website (there's one on here that he looks exactly like too) except for the legs. How the heck does that happen? Anyway, he's my special boy. I bought him from a rural feedstore in July. He was so small and they told me he was a she so up until about October I thought he was a she then he started changing dramatically and it became obvious he was a lil roo.

    For the last month or so he's had this horrific looking nose problem. I've had to clean out his nose for a month then apply anti-fungal anti-bacterial ointments. He gets handled every day and like a good boy he tolerates it for the most part but it can't be easy. It must be like going to the dentist two times a day. Poor thing he's the last chicken I got so he's low on the pecking order too. He needs a break. He's in full blown rooster mode now though. He's strutting, calling, crowing, trying to mate (most attempts fail - see video).
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    if he has snot and a fowl odor then its a repertory problem that needs antibiotics.

    the fact that you got him from a feed store alone tells you he is an EE along with his leg color
     
  6. motorboat

    motorboat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    motorboat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    His legs/feet

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