What breed is my rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BorneHomestead, Oct 15, 2013.

  1. BorneHomestead

    BorneHomestead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe my rooster is an EE and not an Ameraucana but I wanted to know what you all thought.

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  2. countrygoddess

    countrygoddess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yeah, I'm going to say EE. If he was an Ameraucana, his legs would be darker (more of a dark grey) and wouldn't have that greenish tint to them.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    You are correct--he is an Easter Egger, not an Ameraucana. Not only does he lack the dark slate legs of Ameraucanas, but he is also not one of the 8 recognized (by the American Poultry Association) varieties of Ameraucana. He's very handsome!
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    You have a beautiful Easter Egger rooster. He'd have slate blue legs if he was an Ameraucana, and would be one of eight color patterns.
     

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