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True Ameraucana or Olive Egger?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kalynnn, May 23, 2017.

  1. kalynnn

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    hi!
    I have a few cockerels I am trying to determine which breed they are.
    We purchased 5 straight run chicks , and they could be either true Ameraucana , olive egger ( black cooper Maran, or Easter Eggers Wheatan true ameraucana x black Ameraucana. I cannot tell which they are but I know we could have alittle of all because they had a combo of all they were selling lol
    Any way to tell? They are 13 weeks old this weekend. Help lol

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

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    They look like Easter eggers to me.
     
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  3. kalynnn

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    Here's a few pics of the parents
     

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  4. oldhenlikesdogs

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    Those look like Americana, yours look like Easter egger. Did you breed them?
     
  5. kalynnn

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    No I bought them from a private breeder who said they were olive eggers but we bought 5 and she only had 3 olive eggers for sale and the others where Ameraucana or Easter egger lol I can't get ahold of her so I'm not sure
     
  6. kalynnn

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    Here's a few of the others but they were younger in these pics
     

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  7. oldhenlikesdogs

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    Maybe she mixed colors. There is an Americana thread where there might be some experts on it who might know better than me.

    Olive eggers are mixed with a dark brown egg layer, so usually some of the EE/ Americana traits are missing on the offspring, like the muffs, or the pea comb.
     
  8. kalynnn

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    Ok thank you :)


     

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