New birds

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by aggie2013, Oct 1, 2016.

  1. aggie2013

    aggie2013 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just got these two at an auction today. I believe they are wheaten ameraucanas. I'm posting here just to be sure.
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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    They're not wheaten colored.

    The hen looks to have a tuft? or is that wing blowing feathers, I can't tell.


    From what I can see, I'm thinking EE/mixed breed birds.
     
  3. aggie2013

    aggie2013 Out Of The Brooder

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    Darn. I was afraid of that.
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Easter Eggers. Not Wheaten and not Ameraucana.
     
  5. aggie2013

    aggie2013 Out Of The Brooder

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    I fell into the trap of EEs again. This is getting old.
     
  6. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Pair of Easter Eggers.
     
  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    If you want Ameraucana, you might want to start by learning what the recognized varieties look like...
    http://ameraucanaalliance.org/photos.html
     
  8. aggie2013

    aggie2013 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have seen that. unfortunately I couldn't make references at the time. I think I'm going to stick to buying from breeders. Though my last batch of chicks turned out scissor beaked. Maybe it's just not meant to be.
     
  9. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Commit those images to memory. Also, Ameraucana are always sold with a color/variety specified. If no color is specified, it's most likely an Easter Egger.
     
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  10. aggie2013

    aggie2013 Out Of The Brooder

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    I think I'm going to print them out and take them with me. This is the second time I've made this mistake.
    I guess I will just sell them or give them to a friend.
     

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