What color would you call this ameraucana?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Tanichca, Jan 31, 2013.

  1. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

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    This lovely hen was sold to me as an three-week-old ameraucana rooster by a lovely old lady who said "he" was purebred but didn't know much else. It's been over a year since then, and she lays a lovely blue egg. I'm just wondering if she really is a real color, or just another EE. Thanks! [​IMG] (so far, this is the only pic I've got. Her tail is a nice blue gray, I'll try to get a full body shot tomorrow when it's light again :) )
     
  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    sorta of a wheatenish color but not quite
     
  3. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

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    I can't find any decent pictures of blue Wheaton ameraucanas, but that's what I was thinking.

    I could probably never show her anyway, she's missing half a toe from a chick-hood accident. I'm just kinda curious.
     
  4. goldfinches

    goldfinches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are some pics of mine. They aren't the best, and mine are still pullets...


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  5. Tanichca

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    Are those wheatons? They don't look like blue wheatons, but I'm an ameraucana amateur. They are lovely! :)
     
  6. hdowden

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    yours is more of an ee that is wheaten based
     
  7. goldfinches

    goldfinches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are either wheaten or blue wheaten, but I lean towards blue. Regular wheaten seems to have a lot of black in the tail. You can't really see it in mine, but they only have a tiny bit of color on them, a few spots here and there if any at all.

    Go to this web site, the Ameraucana breeders club, to see some pictures...

    http://www.ameraucana.org/scrapbook.html
     
  8. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she is an EE
     

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