Is this a true arucauna?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by funonahonda, Jun 16, 2010.

  1. funonahonda

    funonahonda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is she a true auracauna or a americauna, would anyone know what color she is gonna be? We have two just alike. Maybe some pictures of your of this color. Thanks
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  2. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From what I understand a true Auracauna doesn't have a tail, but not sure as far as Americana standards.
     
  3. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    NNOOOOOOOOO It is not true of either one, it is an Easter Egger.
     
  4. chickenbarn-gal

    chickenbarn-gal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chickens looked like that when I bought them. And they are an americauna, auracaunas have a bold head [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Hope I could help!
     
  5. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Quote:I agree ~ it is a cute little Easter Egger. [​IMG]

    There is no such thing as an "Americauna" There is an "Ameraucana" , but this is not one of those either. I have both Easter Eggers and Ameraucanas and they are both great birds!
     
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  6. ScaredOfShadows

    ScaredOfShadows Chillin' With My Peeps

    easter egger. [​IMG] feedstores and hatcheries sell then as ameracaunas but they aren't, they are EE's.
     
  7. RonBaker

    RonBaker Just Hatched

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    What do you mean by a "Bold head" I have some that are similar, but the markings on her head are more distinct. Is this what you mean? Thanks.[​IMG]
     
  8. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    EE....Check out website fresheggsdaily.com or type in search box Ameraucana vs Araucana vs Easter Egger...There are pictures and descriptions explaining the difference. Araucana = rumpless Ameraucana = ear muffs & beard EE = mutt
     

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