Meet Scout & His Ladies..Ameraucana Trio

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by speckledhen, Jul 3, 2007.

  1. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    They are only 11 weeks old, but time flies and soon, I'll be seeing blue eggs among the lovely shades of beige and brown. I wasn't going to keep a cockerel from the hatch, but they have the sweetest temperament and most soulful eyes. Here is my black Ameraucana cockerel, Scout, and his two blue ladies, Silver, the lighter one, and Charlotte. Poor Scout lost a few tail/saddle feathers today to an older woman-I turned them in together with the entire flock for the first true meeting without barriers. Their father is a gorgeous show quality black Ameraucana owned by a friend of mine and I think Scout will be the spitting image of him some day.
    Last edited: Jul 3, 2007
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Oh Cynthia! He is BEAUTIFULL!! I could get lost in those eyes! Those are some beautifull gals as well. I love looking at all your chicken pics, seems you have quite a few lookers! Thanks for shareing.
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Yes, Deb, it was the eyes that got to me, LOL. He had two blue brothers, as you may recall, and they went to their new home on Sunday, but I was just blown away by these five lovely Ameraucana specimens. Never, ever thought I'd be raising birds with muffs and beards, LOL.
  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Cynthia.....same here. I never thought I would ever raise anything "out of the normal" Now I have a polish....Ameracaunas...Silver Pheonix...White and black Langshans... Banty Frizzle Cochins...and one little lonely Faverol hen. Plus all the RIR/mix and the BO. Quite the mix...but I love em all! I have to say tho, the white Langshan hen is my far my fav gal. She is a lap baby, and coos to me as she fall asleep in my lap.
  5. Heidi

    Heidi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2007
    Northwest Michigan
    Beautiful Ameraucana's - especially your male. I didn't know they came in blue. Seems like I learn something new everytime I log on. Thanks for sharing your photos.
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Thanks, Heidi. I actually sold my very best one, a blue cockerel. Here he is with his very full beard/muffs:
  7. mudhen

    mudhen confidently clueless

    Jan 15, 2007
    Shepherdstown, WV
    Oh my gosh, speckledhen, you have the most beautiful birds!!! Wow! [​IMG]
  8. FamilyOfChickens

    FamilyOfChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2007
    Northwest Indiana
    What lovely birds!!!

    I had to do a double-take with your two little gals, as one or two of ours look surprisingly similar to that, lol.

    Scout definetely is a handsome guy.

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