These two are supposed to beAmeraucanas but I'm wondering if they really are.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MindyNE, Mar 25, 2015.

  1. MindyNE

    MindyNE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got these two at Orschleans and they are supposed to be Ameraucanas. There were lots of people picking out chicks and lots of childrens picking them up and playing with them, so they may have been put into the wrong bin. What do you all think?
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  2. taxidermist

    taxidermist Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They could be EE.or ameraucauna. I have a lavender ee hen that looked like that. Do they have pea combs?
     
  3. popsicle

    popsicle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Bought at a feed store? Probably Easter Eggers.
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    They look like Easter Eggers to me.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Easter Eggers.
     
  6. MindyNE

    MindyNE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably a silly question but are Ameraucanas the same as Easter Eggers?
     
  7. popsicle

    popsicle Chillin' With My Peeps

    I suppose you could say Ameraucanas are Easter Eggers, but Easter Eggers are not Ameraucanas. Easter Egger is a generic term for a bird that carries the blue egg gene. Ameraucanas are a breed recognized by the APA--and to be an Ameraucana they must fit the Standard (description of bird, not size) and breed true. The chances that an Easter Egger purchased at a feed store fits the standard and breeds true is unlikely.
     

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