What breed do you prefer?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by alexa009, May 2, 2017.

  1. alexa009

    alexa009 Overrun With Chickens

    Which breed is your favorite and least favorite?
    Ameraucana
    Easter egger
    Olive egger
    Araucana.
     
  2. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Since I've never had any of those breeds myself I'll go by the look of the chicken.

    Favourite - Easter Egger

    Least Favourite - Olive Egger

    -Jet
     
  3. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Overrun With Chickens

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    Americana coz they lay 300 blue eggs in a year and my least favourite is Araucana, Ive never had these breeds!
     
  4. MadamPoofyBrow

    MadamPoofyBrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The only breed I haven't had is Araucana, so I guess that'd be my least favourite[​IMG] I really liked all of the other three, but the Ameraucanas are definitely my favourite[​IMG]
     
  5. alexa009

    alexa009 Overrun With Chickens

    I can't decide if my favorite is the ameraucana or easter egger.
     
  6. cmarlowdrive

    cmarlowdrive Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was sold 3 Ameracauna/Easter Egger from local hardware store. I did not know they were one in the same.
    Owner said they were the same but would most likely lay green eggs.

    I am confused, I thought ameracauna was blue egg only and EE were green egg only.
    They are almost 6 weeks old now and have slate/green colored legs, yellow toes, red ears and tails.

    I don't know what I have.
     
  7. alexa009

    alexa009 Overrun With Chickens

    I have a easter egger that lay white cream colored eggs. Is that normal?
     
  8. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Always Thankful Premium Member

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    Ameraucanas are not the same as EEs. Ameraucana's are a recognized breed while Easter Eggers are not, Ameraucanas have certain standards while Easter Eggers do not. Here are a few things you can read that will clear things up:
    http://www.fresheggsdaily.com/2013/12/ameraucana-vs-araucana-vs-easter-egger.html
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/713475/diffences-between-ees-ameraucanas-and-araucanas
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/758445/ameraucana-or-easter-egger
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/975512/chicken-breed-focus-ameraucana/0_30
     
  9. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Always Thankful Premium Member

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    Yes
     
  10. alexa009

    alexa009 Overrun With Chickens

    Thanks!
     

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