Is she an EE or what??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by imogene08, Oct 10, 2013.

  1. imogene08

    imogene08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a hen I got from a good friend she told us she was a Aracuna but I'm not sure she really is she said she would lay green eggs but maybe she's not one so what do you guys think sorry the pics are bad she hates pictures and isn't very tame
    Well here she is>>>>>[​IMG]
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  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Well, she technically can't be an Araucana since she has a tail. She might possibly have meant an Ameraucana if she possibly meets the standard? Ameraucana and Araucana have strict written standards, dealing with color and their physical description that the birds have to match to be considered as their respective breeds. http://www.ameraucana.org/standard.html and http://araucana.net/ are the websites for the parent clubs, they have write ups on their facts pages about the differences between them all.
     
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  3. imogene08

    imogene08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok,is she possibly a mix??
     
  4. Angelicisi

    Angelicisi Overrun With Chickens

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    Green eggs make me think EE...Ameraucana eggs are blue. She looks like a Blue or black ameraucana - they lay Blue eggs- (my black ameraucana is a bit darker than her but the pics are hard to see mobile right now). What color are the bottoms of her feet? White or yellow?
    Nice beard!
    Pretty bird.
     
  5. imogene08

    imogene08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are white I believe
     
  6. Angelicisi

    Angelicisi Overrun With Chickens

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    When she lays that pretty egg for you you'll know, but white soles tend to be ameraucanas and yellow soles EEs.
    Better lighting would help but I *think* she's a black ameraucana (maybe blue)
     
  7. Angelicisi

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    I found an enlarge button! Lol slate legs and looks like a pea comb.
    Love her lacing, think she's a blue ameraucana.
     
  8. imogene08

    imogene08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok and sorry about the lighting she never stays put and the sun was shining she has been pacing the nest boxes so that first egg is on the way!
     
  9. Kelsie2290

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    Don't think you can really tell if she is a mix if you don't know her pedigree, even birds from generations of purebred show stock will sometimes turn out to have disqualifying faults.
     
  10. imogene08

    imogene08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I am in now means of showing them and none of my chickens have pedigree but I'm pretty sure she is a Ameraucana
     

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