Is this really an Ameraucana?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AZchickens1704, Apr 7, 2017.

  1. AZchickens1704

    AZchickens1704 New Egg

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    This is my 5 week old chick, Ophelia. The store I got her from said she was an Ameraucana, but she doesn't have the muffs on her cheeks like my other one does. Any thoughts?[​IMG]
     
  2. PirocaKeeper

    PirocaKeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she looks to me like an Easter Egger, that plumage color is very popular among Easter Eggers. Some places use the terms loosely when they come to chickens that lay pretty colored eggs. I could be wrong, but I believe Amaraucanas come only in 3 solid colors, black, white and blue. Easter Eggers on the other side, can be an explosion of all different combinations of colors, including the ones Ameraucanas have. Either way she is a very pretty one. Muff or no muff, they can lay pretty color eggs (blue,green,pink or any combination of those).
     
  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Let It Snow Premium Member

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    Easter egger.
     
  4. Minnowey

    Minnowey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's an EE. Feed store "Ameraucanas" are always EE. True Ameraucanas are much too expensive for a feed store to carry but they are labeled as Aleraucanas anyhow.
     
  5. AZchickens1704

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    Ok. I figured she might be an easter egger. When she is full grown, Will she look like an Ameruacana, or will she just be a mix?
     
  6. Minnowey

    Minnowey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She will not look like an Amauranana, she will keep plumage very similar to what she has now.
     

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