Is my hen an EE (Easter Egger) Or a true Ameraucana?

Sandbellie

Songster
10 Years
Dec 21, 2009
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New Hampshire
Hey all.
I got this hen in summer of 2008. So she'll be a little over 2yrs old this August.
The hatchery told us she was an Ameraucana, witch I hear alot of people sell you EE's instead of true Ameraucanas.
Either way I don't care what she is, I'm just curious to know. She lays Blue-ish Green-ish eggs.

Thanks.
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Here she is-
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You cant see it that well, I know. BYC re-sized it.
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Sorry.
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schellie69

Songster
10 Years
Oct 8, 2009
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16
211
Kansas
Yep she is an EE but she is pretty, I love EE;s and would really love to have more. My only green egg layer died this last winter,
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schellie69

Songster
10 Years
Oct 8, 2009
4,077
16
211
Kansas
Due to her coming from a hatchery they only sell EE's if you want a true Americuana you have to go through a breeder, she won't breed true, the hatchery's are mix of different color Americuana's so that makes them EE's does that make sense, and Americuana's lay blue eggs not green if I am not mistaken that is the way it was explained to me.
 

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