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Is this common for Arucanas?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chickensinMT, Jun 2, 2007.

  1. chickensinMT

    chickensinMT Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a adult arucana roo who is black with some light brown/gold speckiling(sp?) on the back of it's neck. Is this normal for them?[​IMG]
     
  2. Motherhenandflock

    Motherhenandflock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They come in lots of pretty colors! Can you post a picture of him?
     
  3. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Maybe a black that was bred to a BBR? (wild genetic not wheaton)

    It isn't an APA accepted color pattern, if that is what you where asking.

    What color are the legs?
     
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  4. chickensinMT

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    Sorry for the late post. anyway his leggs are a light grey/slate color. just curious if it was "normal". I'll try to get a pic of him and post it
     
  5. chickensinMT

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    here are some pics:
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  6. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Judging from the picture thats not an araucana.
     
  7. chickensinMT

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    sorry. the guy I got him from said that he was. so I don't know anymore
     
  8. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    More potential of being ameraucana. araucana are rumpless (no tail) with ear tufts. People often interchange the names it seems.

    Good looking roo.
     
  9. chickensinMT

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    thanks for the info! I really apreciate it:D
     
  10. theOEGBman

    theOEGBman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Araucanas can have tails as well, but they wont have muffs. And they can have clean faces too. Its just not what you want to breed for.
     

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