meet my very first ameraucanas!! :-) (new pics post 43!)

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by technodoll, Jan 24, 2010.

  1. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I still can't believe this pair is chilling out in my bathroom right now! [​IMG]

    My wonderful breeder has a friend a few cities away (OK many hours of driving, LOL) who has been breeding SQ birds for over 50 years, he went there yesterday to get some pigeons and SLW's for another client, saw these two in a breeding pen and asked to buy them for me... The guy owed my friend a favor so he couldn't really say no, LOL!

    They are about 14 months old and I can't wait to take better pictures of them!

    They've had a very stressful past two days (removed from the home they'd always known for a long drive to my breeder's place,which is loud as he has many roos, then again another trip today, a good dose of Ivermectin and now the dog crate). I'm sure they need a good, long night's rest.

    They'll go in the coop either tomorrow night or Tuesday morning, we're waiting to observe them for a while. They are VERY clean, bright eyes, nice and healthy, good poops - still dewormed them with Ivermectin, which also takes care of any external parasites should they have anything. They do come from an excellent place and were checked so I'm not worried, but still taking precautions. They will be kept separate from the other birds for a couple of months but share the same coop, so everyone gets to know each other.

    Here are Solaris and Luna, exhausted and messy-looking LOL! But oh so sweet [​IMG]

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    I will incubate many of Luna's eggs in the hopes of expanding this gorgeous lineage!

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  2. Overeasyplz

    Overeasyplz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, girl! They are sweet!
     
  3. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had to sell my Nintendo DS-lite to afford these two, LOL!

    It was an early birthday present to myself [​IMG]
     
  4. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
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    They are EEs. The roo could possibly be a Wheaten roo. I don't think so though.
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Wow... those are some gorgeous Easter Eggers.
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Quote:to much red bleeding through on the chest to be a Wheaten Ameraucana.
     
  7. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, they are not EE's.

    The roo is a brown-red large fowl, and the hen is a silver mixed with wheaten.

    Not SQ, but they come from a proven line.

    The parents have been shown and are blue-ribbon birds, they come from a reputable breeder and NOT a hatchery [​IMG]
     
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  8. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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    Quote:What colors are the bottom of their feet?
     
  9. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I don't know, I just got them... I'll look tomorrow [​IMG]

    I know the roo has too much red on his chest to be SQ, but the lineage is there.

    Wonder what the chicks will look like!
     
  10. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Absolutely BEAUTIFUL!! The male's colors are so bright and vivid. And the hen's feathers look so lacy and delicate...love her patterning.
     

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