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so, are these ameracauna?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LadyLuck, Mar 24, 2012.

  1. LadyLuck

    LadyLuck Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought these girls as Ameracauna, but then read an ID thread on here that recommended to someone to go check on the breed club site.
    Mine don't look to me like any of theirs, but then again, I'm not sure what color mine would fall under.
    What do you think?she is the lighter colored one.[​IMG]

    and this one is darker on the back.
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  2. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you bought them through a hatchery or at your local feed store, they are Easter Eggers. Although they have the blue egg gene, you are not guaranteed a blue egg and their colors will not correspond to accepted Ameracauna colors.

    If you want actual Ameracaunas, you go through a breeder.

    When I got my EEs from the feed store, they had the Ameracauna sign above them...most do...but they're not. I still get nice green eggs from them and they are funny chickens with muffs and beards.
     
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  3. LadyLuck

    LadyLuck Out Of The Brooder

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    I got them from a farm store, they had a big sign from Ideal Poultry hanging advertising the chicks, so I assume they came from there.
    I don't care about showing or if they are true-bred, as long as I will get colorful eggs from them :)
     
  4. ceeceeholt

    ceeceeholt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sure to be EE's, mine are from Ideal sold as Americana's as well. Great birds! I have 5 laying and they lay anywhere from a light blue egg to an olive green color. I also, have 5 pullets 7 weeks old, so we shall see. Just love EE's:)
     
  5. littlequail21

    littlequail21 Out Of The Brooder

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    Easter eggers!!!!!! i like them more then the [FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Americana's because you will get a range of colors with the EE's. i even get olive eggs with my EE'S and yes i got them from a hatchery and they had been sold to me as Americana's i get the classic Minty blue, greyish, and a range of greens..good luck you will LOVE the eggs![/FONT]
     

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