What are they?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SuttonHeritageFarm, Jan 26, 2012.

  1. SuttonHeritageFarm

    SuttonHeritageFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want to be sure I put these two in the correct pens. Any help is appreciated.

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    This is Bella. Her tuffs are curlier than my other EEs and she is much rounder in shape. Her feet are blue.

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    This is Tex. His feet are also blue. Though I was not sure about his tuff/ muffs, color and comb.

    Thanks!
     
  2. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    whered u get them? could they be pure ameraucanans?
     
  3. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    In the second pic Bella's foot looks kinda weird. Is it the photo quality or does she have mites?
     
  5. SuttonHeritageFarm

    SuttonHeritageFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been treating a slight case of mites in some of our birds. She also has 2 crooked toes. There were that way when we got her at a flock swap.

    Thanks for the help! This may be my first pair of true Amerucanas! Could I breed them together and still get pure Amerucanas or do I need to find a blue roo and a girl for Tex? I will get more pics of Tex tomorrow. He is always camera shy!
     
  6. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    i think only true amerucanas are considered true if u keep color to color. u will need to get a blue roo to go with her. i read somewhere there considered EEs if u mix the colors
     
  7. key west chick

    key west chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they are both true Ameraucanas, and you breed them together, their offspring will still be true Ameraucanas, but not standard colors. You could call them non standard Ameraucanas or you could call them EE's. I would call them non standards though.
     
  8. SuttonHeritageFarm

    SuttonHeritageFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I am now looking for a Blue Roo and will but the other roo with my EE hens till I find him a hen of the same color.

    Thank you all for your help!
     

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