is this an easter egger or americana ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by poultrykeeper08, Sep 30, 2008.

  1. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Songster

    Feb 12, 2008
    Agawam , Ma
    i bought this girl at the auction yersterday
    what is it ?
    side view
  2. danischi24

    danischi24 Loves naked pets

    Aug 17, 2008
    Easter Egger-it has a tail & a large build. Lovely looking bird though.
  3. HuestisFarm

    HuestisFarm Songster

    Sep 23, 2008
    Fly Creek, NY
    Looks like an EE to me... and a lovely one at that.

    Congrats on your new girl! [​IMG]
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Technically, an Easter Egger IS an AmerIcana, if it's spelled like that. She seems to have the wrong color legs for an Ameraucana; they aren't slate, at least the way the pic looks. Does she have a single comb? If so, definite Easter Egger.
  5. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Songster

    Feb 12, 2008
    Agawam , Ma
    they are slate but like dried out ?
    its not a single comb its thin with no points on them just a round piece at the tip if you get what i am trying to say lol
  6. countyroad1330

    countyroad1330 Thunder Snow 2009!

    Oct 15, 2007
    Does it have a V comb, something like this? If so it is definitely an EE, but what a beautiful bird, especially to have been crossed with such a different breed! (Ameraucana's have Pea combs.)


    (My Crevecour and Polish from an auction)
    Last edited: Sep 30, 2008
  7. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Songster

    Feb 12, 2008
    Agawam , Ma
    No it doesnt have a V comb
    i have a book of chickens and i was looking at a pic of an araucana and my bird has the same comb
    but i know its not an araucana just the same comb type .
    Last edited: Oct 2, 2008
  8. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Quote:It definitely is not an Araucana, Araucana are clean faced(always), rumpless(preferred), and tufted(also preferred). Mine a quite a bit smaller than my Ameraucana also.
    countyroad1330- I have NEVER seen a EE with a V-comb. Most EE are pea combed, which I believe is the correlation of the blue egg gene.

    Pretty EE you have there [​IMG]

  9. Ask pips&peeps......Jean a.k.a Ameracauna Police! LOL [​IMG]
  10. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

    Jan 18, 2008
    Newman Lake, WA
    It looks like a blue ameraucana, but the legs are throwing me off. It may be an easter egger bred up to look like a blue ameraucana or someone bred an easter egger to a blue ameraucana.

    Better pictures of the comb and legs would be helpful. The eyes look a little light too, they are supposed to be bay.

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