is he or she show worthy

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ameraucanacrazy, Feb 15, 2009.

  1. ameraucanacrazy

    ameraucanacrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    she's beautiful, but I don't show
     
  3. ameraucanacrazy

    ameraucanacrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks
     
  4. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is she a pure ameraucana? I know nothing about showing them but i would think her buff coloring would need to be a solid colored buff i see differetn shades on her but i dont know if hat matters

    If she is an EE i dont think they can be shown
     
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  5. ameraucanacrazy

    ameraucanacrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes she is a pure breed thank for the commet
     
  6. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Where did you get her from?

    Can you get a body shot of her as well?
     
  7. ameraucanacrazy

    ameraucanacrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ckackle hatury i can get one by tomarrow
     
  8. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Actually dont the breeders say that if they arent the correct color then that makes them EE's

    here is what the web site says
    AMERAUCANA LARGE FOWL



    Ameraucana large fowl are in the APA “All Other Standard Breeds” (AOSB) class of chickens. They were admitted to the Standard in 1984. Ameraucana is a general purpose fowl and has a distinctive blue eggshell coloration. Disqualifications include presence of ear tuffs and absence of beard & muffs.



    STANDARD WEIGHTS for LARGE FOWL



    Cock………………6½ lbs. Hen……………….5½ lbs.

    Cockerel………….5½ lbs. Pullet……………..4½ lbs.





    AMERAUCANA VARIETIES (Large Fowl & Bantam)



    Black, Blue, Blue Wheaten, Brown Red, Buff, Silver, Wheaten & White





    AMERAUCANA SHAPE (Large Fowl & Bantam Males)



    COMB: Pea.

    BEAK: Curved.

    FACE: Nearly hidden by muffs.

    EYES: Expressive.

    WATTLES: Small, preferably absent.

    EARLOBES: Small.

    MUFFS AND BEARD: Full, well-rounded, medium length.

    HEAD: Medium size.

    NECK: Well-arched.

    HACKLE: Full.

    BACK: Medium length.

    SADDLE: Medium in length.

    TAIL: Well spread, medium length, carried at 45º above horizontal.

    WINGS: Fairly large, tips carried above the hock joint.

    BREAST: Prominent.

    BODY AND STEARN: Body of medium length, stern well-tucked up.

    LEGS AND TOES: Medium length set apart, four toes





    AMERAUCANA SHAPE (Large Fowl & Bantam Females)



    COMB: Pea.
    BEAK: Curved.

    FACE: Nearly hidden by muffs.

    EYES: Expressive.

    WATTLES: Small, preferably absent.

    EARLOBES: Small.

    MUFFS AND BEARD: Full, well-rounded, medium length.

    HEAD: Medium size.

    NECK: Medium length.

    HACKLE: Full.

    BACK: Medium length.

    CUSHION: Moderate.

    TAIL: Medium length, well spread, carried at 40º angle above horizontal.

    WINGS: Fairly prominent, carried above the hock joint.

    BREAST: Full.

    BODY AND STEARN: Full but trim, fluff well-tucked up.
    LEGS AND TOES: Medium length, four toes.
     
  9. cherig22

    cherig22 Green Fields Farm

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    I don't know about showing, but........

    I WANT SOME EGGS!!!!

    Those are some beautiful birds.

    Cheri
     
  10. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    I'm curious ameracauna, what color do YOU think they are?
     

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