True ameracauna or mix?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ZoeysBirds, Nov 8, 2014.

  1. ZoeysBirds

    ZoeysBirds Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello all, I've been referencing this site for months and finally decided to join. I recently obtained a pair of Ameracaunas but had someone tell me they didn't think they are true ameracaunas. But I've had a few tell me they believed they were. I figured here would be a good place to ask. I love them no matter what. But I just would like to know for breeding. I don't want to advertise them as something they are not.

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  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Ameraucana have a color requirement, neither of those birds looks to match a recognized color, link to website with pictures of the colors they recognize http://www.ameraucana.org/scrapbook.html the birds could be purebred Ameraucana (both parents were Ameraucana) but they would be considered Easter Eggers.
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    They are Easter Eggers. The bottom one is especially obvious as its legs aren't even close to the slate blue requirement for true Ameraucanas.
     
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  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Glad you decided to join us.
     
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  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Very pretty birds! Kelsie and Michael have given you some great advice.

    Great to have you aboard and we do welcome you to our flock!
     
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  6. ZoeysBirds

    ZoeysBirds Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all. And I'm very happy to have joined. Looking forward to making even more chicken and duck friends.
     
  7. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have a lovely pair of Easter Eggers.
     
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  8. ZoeysBirds

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    Thank you. I love them. Very funny too. Love all my my birds. They have the coolest personalities. So happy that my hubby talked me into getting poultry. All these guys are pets and eggs. Come spring we will get pheasants
     
  9. ZoeysBirds

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    His legs are actually an olive color but the color of his feathers were throwing me off.
     
  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome. Easter Eggers are my granddaughter's (pictured in my avatar) favorite chickens. She loves their colored eggs. :eek:)
     

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