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What do hatcheries cross their araucanas with to get EE's?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ninjascrub69, Oct 18, 2010.

  1. ninjascrub69

    ninjascrub69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just curious i guess.......
     
    Last edited: Oct 18, 2010
  2. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 11, 2009
    Bloomsdale, MO
    most hatcheries sub contract out to local people so it would depend on what they use. I think that moat have an established flock of EEs to work with and don't have to outcross very often.
     
  3. cashdl

    cashdl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think there are any Araucana in hatchery EE's. If so its very rare. Most EE's have beard and muffs which Araucana's do not have. Also Araucana's do not have tails and do have tufts ( not muffs) of feathers sticking out of their ears.

    Wheaten type Araucana chick with obvious tufts.

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    Lanae
     
  4. sydney13

    sydney13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2010
    Massachusetts

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