If you saw this pullet, would you think Blue Wheaten Ameraucana?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by shandiane78, Sep 5, 2010.

  1. shandiane78

    shandiane78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This thread is just for fun, and for my curiosity. Does this look like a Blue Wheaten Ameraucana pullet to you? (I happen to know she is only half, but I think she's GORGEOUS.) [​IMG] Would love to get some replies from the Ameraucana experts, and I'll let you know what else is in the mix.

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  2. moondog425

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    Beautiful bird!!!!!![​IMG]
     
  3. shandiane78

    shandiane78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks moondog! I think so too. [​IMG] But do you know if she is "correct" for Blue Wheaten Ameraucana breed?
     
  4. hallerlake

    hallerlake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did I see her at the Evergreen State Fair?
     
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  5. TK Poultry

    TK Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If I just saw her I would lean toward EE-ish or Splash Wheaten
     
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  6. shandiane78

    shandiane78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hallerlake, no, I've never shown any of my birds. How was the fair btw? I've been thinking of going.

    greencastle_ducks, what would make you think EE or Splash Wheaten?

    Thanks!
     
  7. shandiane78

    shandiane78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Been googling around....Is her color lighter than you'd see with a Blue Wheaten (especially in the tail)?
     
  8. TK Poultry

    TK Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I would go with that because of her actual wheaten color isn't like some of the other wheatens I have seen, and she has a larger comb than I usually see with my BBS or other Ameraucana hens. I said maybe splash wheaten because of the white tail streaks if she were a blue wheaten you should see blue tail streaks if she were a wheaten you would see black tail streaks
     
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  9. shandiane78

    shandiane78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, the way she turned out was very surprising to me. Here's the dad (BW Ameraucana):

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    And here's the mom:

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    Mom is a "Blue Sex Link". RIR rooster over a BLRW hen! Not seeing any of the mom in her, except that mom has always very nice feathers and lots of them, and daughter feathered out VERY nicely too. [​IMG]

    Here's the boy from this same cross:

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  10. redhen

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