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Is this a true Americauna Rooster ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MaineFlyersFan, Sep 17, 2013.

  1. MaineFlyersFan

    MaineFlyersFan New Egg

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    I was sold this Rooster as a true full blooded Americauna. I wanted to see if anyone one saw anything to suggest otherwise as I want to get some Americauna hens and start breeding them. Thanks for any help ![​IMG]
     
  2. tlcarnes2176

    tlcarnes2176 Chillin' With My Peeps

    he looks just like a rooster I had once, but it was an easter egger. I'm not sure about what they look like but he is beautiful.
     
  3. MaineFlyersFan

    MaineFlyersFan New Egg

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    Thank you. He's also very friendly and gentle.
     
  4. tlcarnes2176

    tlcarnes2176 Chillin' With My Peeps

    mine was very gentle and calm. All my EE were very laid back birds. I just got 17 more EE pullets. Hoping they are all friendly like my others were.
     
  5. shmccarthy

    shmccarthy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is an EE. He has somewhat similar colorings of a silver Ameracauna, but the brown on the wings doesn't make him a pure Ameracauna.
    http://www.ameraucana.org/scrapbook.html
    These are the accepted pure bred colors for Ameracauna. He is a very pretty boy, none the less :)
     
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  6. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    Yup a pretty ee. My dad has a whole group of roosters that look like this.
     
  7. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    Not sure it it's your mistake or the breeder's, but any time you see Ameraucana spelled "Americana" that's a sign of an EE as well. That spelling is often used to mislead customers while technically not telling a lie.
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Easter egger. You can breed him to ee hens and have very nice backyard birds.
     
  9. MaineFlyersFan

    MaineFlyersFan New Egg

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    Thank you for the information. Would you recommend breeding him to pure bred Americauna's ?
     
  10. MaineFlyersFan

    MaineFlyersFan New Egg

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    Yes, that was my mistake. The breeder sold him to me as an Ameraucana I am/was just unsure of the spelling. I just checked with the breeder and he offered to sell some pullets to go with this rooster and said he is an Ameraucana. I'm guessing from the post above he is somewhat misinformed about it being a purebred like he claims though. Thank you for your input !
     

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