is this a REAL ameracauna?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chicknadventure, Apr 16, 2012.

  1. chicknadventure

    chicknadventure Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey, trying to find some "purebred" birds that I want to get into, and ran across this ad. Do these look like "real" ameracaunas? I am trying to start locally with a purebred chicken, so spending $50 including shipping is just too much for me.

    What do you all think?

    http://lakeland.craigslist.org/grd/2961016640.html
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    No, that is an Easter Egger.
     
  3. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, the seller doesn't understand the breed and is mislabeling them. If you are trying to establish a purebred flock, it is very much worth your time to save for a couple of months to start from quality stock. Is it fun to do that? no. Is it MUCH less aggravating, and you spend MUCH less time correcting bad genes? Oooo yeah.
     
  4. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    ee's not pure breeds sorry
     
  5. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    No, that's an Easter egger, which is not purebred.
     
  6. heath_elisha

    heath_elisha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like my beautiful easter eggers :)
     
  7. chicknadventure

    chicknadventure Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the tip :)

    And thanks everyone for looking-I was pretty suspicious myself....
     

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