Triple tufted Araucana

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by wilds of pa, May 20, 2008.

  1. wilds of pa

    wilds of pa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Check out this chick we hatched out for our good friend Harry

    A triple tufted Araucana this is the first ive ever seen & Hatched with 3 nice tufts..

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    Here's a pic of a trio of Blue araucana Tufted and rumpless. Hatched over the week end for Ourselfs.

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    Plus there are some more araucana blues hatching with Lester

    Charlie
     
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  2. MaryT

    MaryT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are adorable
     
  3. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

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    They are so cute! I can't wait to see pics of that triple tufted one when it grows up! Please do post if you ever get any! [​IMG] I am planning on getting some Araucanas next spring [​IMG] They are so cute.
     
  4. wilds of pa

    wilds of pa Chillin' With My Peeps

    They are awesome birds araucana..a bit flighty but way awesome..

    Im sure Harry will add some pics or i can get him to send me some adult pics to post for him....

    Charlie
     
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  5. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    I've got a question, I Have a rooster that has the tufts like that, but has a tail so is he pure? I hatched him out last year with 3 others. I got the eggs from a guy in florida. the other 3 roosters didn't have the tufts.
     
  6. wilds of pa

    wilds of pa Chillin' With My Peeps

    You got any pics of him.. He is not a true araucana, they need to be tufted and rumpless..

    However he is half of what it takes to make the right thing..all you need is a rumpless hen you would be on your way there to making an araucana...

    does he have tufts and not muffs for sure??

    Tailed and tufted birds in the araucana world we call a ~Quetro~

    In the araucana world we call a clean faced rumpless bird a ~Collanca~

    When you get the both trats from the breeding above you get an araucana'''

    Charlie
     
  7. sara

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    That Harry has a great looking chick! Can't wait to see it all grown up [​IMG]
     
  8. Shaffer

    Shaffer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sara,
    I hope you don't mind but you may be getting the mother of that triple tufted chick. Harry
     
  9. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    Quote:Well that's great. Then maybe I'll hatch a chick with a tuft. [​IMG]
     
  10. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    HERES THE PIC OF MY ROOSTER. I THOUGHT THE RUMPLESS GENE WAS DEADLY SO SOME CHICKS WOULD HATCH OUT WITH TAILS OR CLEANED FACED.

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