Most colorful Ameraucana...

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Brillig, May 20, 2016.

  1. Brillig

    Brillig Out Of The Brooder

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    So...I'm just getting back into chickens after several decades raising ducks and geese...There are SO MANY cool breeds...But I think I've settled on Orpington and Ameraucana...I'm going for lemon and lavender Orpingtons and was wondering which color type of Ameraucana produces the most colorful POULLETS???

    Thanks in advance...
     
  2. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    You should check out the Ameraucana Breeders Club home page. www.ameraucana.org They have pictures of all the accepted varieties which are black, blue, blue wheaten, wheaten, brown red, buff, silver and white. They also have the breed standard,
     
  3. Brillig

    Brillig Out Of The Brooder

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    Well...That's useful information, but it doesn't mention the blues, greens, or any other colors I'm seeing on line right now...I'm seeing eggs advertised from sellers who have multicolored hens and I'm wondering if they are for real...
     
  4. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    It sounds like you may have an Easter Egger instead of a true Ameraucana. EEs are mixes and can come in all sorts of colors and patterns.
     
  5. Brillig

    Brillig Out Of The Brooder

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    Hmm...That's possible...Should they be cheaper or more expensive than Easter Eggers???
     
  6. waddles99

    waddles99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pure Ameraucana bred to the breed standards will definitely cost you more.
     

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