Is this rooster an Ameracauna ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ladytoysdream, Feb 3, 2013.

  1. ladytoysdream

    ladytoysdream Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I really apologize for the poor pictures. This was took inside the coop
    in the late afternoon. Both pics same rooster.
    I only recently got him. Was told he is about a year old.
    Not seeing any cheek muffs on him.
    I am wanting to use him on 3 full ameracauna hens and 3
    that are half ameracauna to get more of the same.
    I been calling him SID. Not sure if the name fits him or not :)
    Very calm docile bird. Easy to handle.
    I only got the hens with him in the picture about 3 weeks ago.
    They are not from the same place.
     
  2. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He looks like a mix to me, his green legs looks like EE .
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I agree, looks like an easter egger roo. He may well carry a green egg gene so his pullets would lay green eggs.
     
  4. ladytoysdream

    ladytoysdream Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought he was a mix also.

    The guy I got him from told me he was a aracauna...
    I told him no way.

    Will he be a good match for my ameracauna hens ?
    I think he would throw some beautiful chicks.
    I want some more green egg layers.

    I looked over his face real good...not sure if he lost some muff
    feathers from hens picking on him.

    I am going to try to get a better pic of him outside.
    My camera does not like inside lighting.
     
  5. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why not see what happens, I am sure you will get some color eggs. That breed may come back strong after you hatch a baby !
     
  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    He is neither an Ameraucana nor an Araucana. There is also no guarantee that his chicks would lay blue our green eggs - you would need to hatch out chicks then raise them to laying age, maybe 5-6 months total, before you would know- and at that point you may only have brown or olive egg layers.

    You may be able to find a purebred Ameraucana rooster and have your blue egg-layers without the long wait. He is very pretty, but has few of the traits a pure bred Am has.
     
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  7. ladytoysdream

    ladytoysdream Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay....

    The guy I got him from wants 4 young pullets out of him.
    So he is just here on loan so far.

    I let the 2 pure orpington roosters go back to my son.
    They were born last summer and just would not leave my hens alone.

    My head rooster who will be 4 real soon.
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    I have some pure birds but also have crosses also.
     
  8. ladytoysdream

    ladytoysdream Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, a little bit better pictures today. He has a black tail, gray on bottom parts,
    brownish on his wings, and a black and white for his neck feathers, and green legs.

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  9. RockerHen

    RockerHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he's an EE
     
  10. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    For sure an Easter Egger rooster.
     

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