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Is this an Aracauna? Americauna? Neither?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by foxyloxy, Aug 22, 2010.

  1. foxyloxy

    foxyloxy In the Brooder

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    Hey everyone.. I got this pretty girl from the feed store and she was labeled as an Aracauna. I looked at my receipt later and it said "Americauna". So I was wondering which she is? Or if she's really neither?

    Thanks!

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  2. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Songster

    Nov 24, 2009
    Mississippi
    A cross called Easter Egg(er) Chicken or as most call a EE. EEs can lay Blue/Green and other color eggs. Here are two of my girls. [​IMG]
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Almost all Feedstores and Hatcheries falsely call them Americanas, Ameraucanas, or Araucanas - She's neither, but instead a crossbred chicken commonly called an Easter Egger. [​IMG]
     
  4. foxyloxy

    foxyloxy In the Brooder

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    Ah, ok! Thanks! What would she be a cross between?
     
  5. True Grit

    True Grit Songster

    Can't really tell. She will have a blue egg layer somewhere in her history. How old is she? Might she be a he? [​IMG]
     
  6. BarkerChickens

    BarkerChickens Microbrewing Chickenologist

    Nov 25, 2007
    High Desert, CA
    She's a beautiful EE (Easter Egger). Who knows what EEs are crossed with. Most EEs look similar and since they come from hatcheries it is likely a mix of breeds crossed with the Ameraucana (who knows how far back). [​IMG] I LOVE my EEs!! Great birds! Beautiful eggs too!
     
  7. foxyloxy

    foxyloxy In the Brooder

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    She's about 16 weeks old. I'm assuming she's a she? She looks and acts like a she so far?
     
  8. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Songster

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    Looks like a pullet to me.
     
  9. 3chimama

    3chimama Songster 8 Years

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    A very pretty EE!
     
  10. punky rooster

    punky rooster Awesome

    Jul 21, 2010
    Thats an EE I now I have 2 that look just like her. Their some of the BEST layers I've ever had. COOLMITCH [​IMG]
     
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