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What color is our Nancy?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Erin K, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. Erin K

    Erin K Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think our Nancy is a beauty. She's an araucana. But what color is this called?

    Head Shot:
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    Body, she's in the middle (obviously)
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  2. Hangin Wit My Peeps

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    Looks like an Easter Egger (EE) Is she rumpless? Aracana's are rumpless. EE's are all shades of colors. Not one specific color. Where did you get her?
     
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  4. Erin K

    Erin K Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got her from an Araucana breeder. He said they don't always get the rumpless. Her parents were rumpless.

    Isn't her head stunning? I can't get over her head feathers. Not the tufts, they are fine, but the colors.

    Oh the tufts are bigger now. This was a few weeks ago. She gets bigger every day.
     
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  6. Erin K

    Erin K Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyhow if she's not a perfect anything, how would you describe her? That's what I really want, Like if I wanted to tell you what color she was what would I say? Is there a name for this pattern she has?

    I'm not trying to be dismissive of your breed expertise. The guy was SUPER defensive about them being pure, but I don't care a bit. The only reason I care is so I can tell people what my chickens are. [​IMG]
     
  7. Hangin Wit My Peeps

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    Huh that is weird...I would check into that more. I'm pretty sure that pure Auracanas are all rumpless. I hope you didn't pay a whole lot for them. She is very beautiful [​IMG]

    I would pm an auracana breeder from here to check for sure. I don't have any but all the things I have read on them say they should be rumpless. And if both her parents are then I"m pretty sure she should be.
     
  8. Erin K

    Erin K Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I kinda overpaid for her. But I would have paid anything for her honestly. I wanted THIS CHICKEN.

    I've learned more... I really thought that day she was the best hen in the world. I've met some I like even better. (But if you tell Nancy I will totally deny it) I was sold on the idea that this breed was the best for a pet chicken. (Well and Silkies, but I wanted big eggs). I got three that day, her, the black one (shockingly also sold as an araucana, with her no tufts AND having tail feathers!) and a barred rock $60 for all three, but it was worth it in terms of her being a great funny gentle hen, but maybe she's not genetically perfect. (The barred rock is a good bird, not especially friendly, the black one rocked but was the one that the raccoon got [​IMG] )

    I do think she's especially lovely.
     
  9. Hangin Wit My Peeps

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  10. Hangin Wit My Peeps

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    Aww sorry to hear about the racoon getting your hen [​IMG] Was she the one in the picture also? If your happy with her that's all the amatters but I do think they may have overcharged you. But if your ok with what you paid for her that' all that matters [​IMG] Your barred rock is pretty too [​IMG]
     

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