Is she an Ameraucana?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by DaviJones, Nov 14, 2017.

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What breed is she?

Poll closed Nov 28, 2017.
  1. Ameraucana

    3 vote(s)
    13.6%
  2. Easter Egger

    19 vote(s)
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  1. DaviJones

    DaviJones Songster

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    image.jpeg image.jpeg image.jpeg image.jpeg image.jpeg I've had this chick for a little less than 2 weeks, and now that she's getting her feathers a bit I wondered if it would be possible to tell her color and breed, as I have heard some places sell EEs and label them as Ameraucana.

    Also her legs are a lot darker than they appear due to the flash of the camera, kind of a dark grey
     
  2. BarbHicken17

    BarbHicken17 Crowing

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    We have a chick that looked just like that! It was a Ameraucana.
     
  3. chickenreyna

    chickenreyna Songster

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    yes its one heres one of mine that was same age
     

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  4. chickenreyna

    chickenreyna Songster

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    Kinda resemble little owls in face due to comb types as babies cracks me up lol
     
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  5. JedJackson

    JedJackson Free Ranging

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    It's an easter egger. The only variety of pure Ameraucana that would have chicks with the chipmunk pattern are the silver, and they have blue legs. Green legs are seen in easter eggers.
     
  6. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Pullarius

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    Easter Egger.
     
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  7. JedJackson

    JedJackson Free Ranging

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    Actually, only the silver have the chipmunk pattern, not wheaten, but both should have blue legs. Green legs=easter egger.
     
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  8. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Pullarius

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    Did you mean "not" an Ameraucana? ;)

    Also, even the Silvers don't look like that as chicks. Yes, they're a chipmunk pattern, but not like that.
     
  9. BantyChooks

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  10. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Pullarius

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    Not an Ameraucana.
     

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