What breed is this? Americuana?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by PrincessChicken, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. PrincessChicken

    PrincessChicken Out Of The Brooder

    I bought 8 chicks from a local poultry dealer: 3 Americuana, 2 Welsummer, 1 Black Star, 2 Red Star. He threw in a 9th chick for free but didn't include it on my receipt so I'm not sure of the breed. I think I've got it figured out who's who, except for this one.

    She's about 6 weeks old now. She is solid white, green legs, and has little muffs like an Americuana (but she's solid white!) Any ideas on what she is? Thanks in advance!

    P.S. It's hard to get a good pic of a fast moving chicken!!!



  2. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    ur "ameicanas" are Easter Eggers. Hatcherys dnt sell real americanas. ur white one is an Easter Egger
    Last edited: Apr 15, 2012
  3. PrincessChicken

    PrincessChicken Out Of The Brooder

    Well I looked up the differences here on BYC and of course it looks like you're right about my birds. Which is ok with me. It's not like I was planning on showing them. We wanted chickens for pets and eggs. Some of my best dogs have been mutts [​IMG]

    Thanks for the info. Chicken World is new to me!
  4. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    you will love them!! Mutt birds to me are the best and prettiest birds!!
  5. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 25, 2011
    Milwaukie, Oregon
    She looks like an EE to me. Hatcheries label EE's as Americanas/Araucanas. The true spelling is Ameraucana. [​IMG]
  6. six_eclectic_chickens

    six_eclectic_chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 2, 2011
    The chicken that is my avatar is a mut. As you can see, she is a very pretty bird. She is our best layer (see? silkies can lay eggs!!) and has a great personality to boot. Mutts are often the best ones out there. Your hen is an EE.
  7. 1maria100

    1maria100 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 30, 2011
    Yep an EE :)

    They are one of my favorites, they are friendly, fun, and lay greenish blue eggs:D
  8. MadabtChickens

    MadabtChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 24, 2012
    near Branson, MO
    EEs are better than Ameraucanas and Araucanas in my opinion. The 2 purebreds only lay blue eggs. EEs lay blue, green, and even pink eggs! They're my favorite.
  9. Coop Deville

    Coop Deville Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 19, 2012
    Very nicely-colored EE. A white chicken that lays blue eggs!!! (or green or pink...)

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