Looking for real Araucana pullets

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  1. beerguzzler

    beerguzzler Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all, I really want some blue eggs to go along with my green eggs. Does anyone out there know where I can get Araucana pullets? I don't want the expense of a brooder, supplies, chick feed and such so I am looking for 5-6 month old pullets. Anybody know where I can get some? I am located in the Houston Texas area. I have no idea if shipping a bird of that age is a good/bad idea but if it is ok I don't mind getting one via mail.
     
  2. ajcress

    ajcress Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some that are about that age. I am not sure which hens are laying the blue & which are laying the green since they have stopped for winter. I am willing to trade them for a few black copper maran hens for my son but might sell them. I live in WV
     
  3. amazondoc

    amazondoc Cracked Egghead

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    When you say "real araucana", do you really mean it? Are you looking for the birds with no tails -- true, tufted and rumpless araucanas -- or are you actually looking for Ameraucanas or Easter Eggers?

    True araucanas are hard to find, and not cheap. Ameraucanas/Easter Eggers -- which have tails, and have beards and muffs rather than ear tufts -- are much easier to find, much cheaper, and still lay a nice blue or green egg.

    There's a lot of confusion around these terms, so make sure you really know what you're looking for!
     
  4. Sierra pachie bars

    Sierra pachie bars Queen of the Lost

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    Well Easter eggers can lay a blue. But you really won't know until they lay [​IMG] I have a EE that is one of my best layers. And the blue is so pretty. Then my other EE lays a huge jumbo olive green.
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    If you live in Houston, PM pasofinofarms (Melissa) she should getting some more beautiful blue eggs again soon from her Blue Wheaten Ameraucanas...


    .... and as so as we get a bator, we are ordering from her again.
     
  6. Devan

    Devan New Egg

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    Last spring, I purchase 2 Araucana pullets from a breeder in Arkansas. www.skyblueeggs.com
    The breeder shipped them via USPS ( I live in Houston also).
     
  7. beerguzzler

    beerguzzler Out Of The Brooder

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    Amazondoc - Yep, I am looking for True Araucana's

    Mahonri and Devan, Thanks for the info. I will try those avenues.

    Ajcress, If you figure out which are laying blue and want to sell, please contact me.
     
  8. amazondoc

    amazondoc Cracked Egghead

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    For true araucanas, check the Araucana Club of America web site -- http://www.araucana.net . Go ask in the ACA forum, on that site.
     
  9. tamsflock

    tamsflock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Marans and More has some. Just got the blue eggs from them. Birds were very nice.[​IMG]
     

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