Purebred black ameraucana? and olive egger

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by poultrycrazy, Dec 20, 2010.

  1. poultrycrazy

    poultrycrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is he purebred?
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    And what do you think about my olive egger?
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  2. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    He sure looks like the real deal. The blacks are really hard to tell- so it's best to get BBS from a respected breeder. Love the OE roo- he's a looker!
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Cute Olive Egger. Has that Langshan "stretched" looking body.

    The Ameraucana looks real. What color are his soles? As said before, they can be a little tricky. . . Personally I think he's really leggy and short like the OE, but, not all Ameraucanas are perfect to the SOP.
     
  4. poultrycrazy

    poultrycrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! But the only problem is the breeder that sold these sold a whole bunch of crooked toed chicks!
     
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Crooked toes aren't your only issue. . . If you look at how the birds stand, their legs are very close together, and their hocks almost touch. When the black one is walking in the last photo, his leg seems to come outward.

    I'd say bad breeding.
     
  6. poultrycrazy

    poultrycrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They walk ok from my point of view and get around great! But i would never breed them cuz i think that it would be mean knowing that the chicks would have crooked feet.
     

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