UPDATED PICS!!! True Ameracanas now with pics of Roo (Pic Heavy)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by quenston, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. quenston

    quenston Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2009
    Wyandotte Ok
    I have posted this before but I have better pics this time and with the roo as well!! Also I was wandering not only are they true Ameracaunas but what color would you call the hen?? Thanks in advance for all opinions!!

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    And this is a picture of the Roos legs

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  2. solarquail

    solarquail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i was told a TRUE ameracana has to be one color so from what im told the hen is an EE and the roo is possibly a true ameracana. anyone agree?
     
  3. Rosecomb-Ryan

    Rosecomb-Ryan East Indie Crazed

    Apr 12, 2008
    Sacramento CA
    Those are Easter Eggers.
     
  4. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    I'd say the hen- no. The roo- maybe. I'm not an expert though.
     
  5. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

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    Quote:They don't have to be one solid color, but they do need to be a certain color (type) - For example - Silver is an ameraucana color (might be the wrong word to use), but there is more than one color involved in the color silver when referring to ameraucanas

    The acceptable ameraucana colors are here:
    http://www.ameraucana.org/scrapbook.html

    I'm not an expert and don't own any true ameraunas (have several EEs), but my opinion is:
    The hen pictured in the first post is an easter egger (she doesn't match any of the ameraucana colors) - I'm not sure about the rooster, but if it came from the same place as the hen, it is probably an easter egger also. Even though there are solid white ameracuanas with grey legs, there are also solid white easter egger roosters with grey legs - you need an ameraucana breeder to chime in on your rooster.

    This is one of my EEs that has similar coloring to your hen
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    Last edited: Nov 12, 2009

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