What do you call this color pattern?\

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Kanga77510, Jan 3, 2010.

  1. Kanga77510

    Kanga77510 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is Paige, our new Amerucana. She's munching on some bread.

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  2. americana-chick

    americana-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats an EE not Ameraucana [​IMG]
     
  3. Kanga77510

    Kanga77510 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:She has the puffy feathers around her ears and throat, isn't that a marker for Amerucana?
     
  4. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

    May 20, 2009
    Northern Illinois
    Quote:She has the puffy feathers around her ears and throat, isn't that a marker for Amerucana?

    Hatcherys only sell EEs, they sell them as 'Ameraucanas' or 'araucana' but they are not pure, they are mutts with the green egg gene
     
  5. Kansaseq

    Kansaseq Prairie Wolf Farm Asylum

    Feb 12, 2009
    NE Kansas
    I would also be interested to know what that color is called. I have a couple of EE that same color. Love my EE girls!
     
  6. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

    May 20, 2009
    Northern Illinois
    I'm not sure it actually has a 'name'
     
  7. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

    Mar 7, 2009
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    Nice Looking Bird.

    To clarify, your "EE" COULD be an Ameraucana, just a mix of 2 different colors. And EE can be anything that lays an unusual color of egg. (And sometimes not even that... [​IMG] )



    If I had to guess a color, I would say that it is CLOSEST to a Buff Columbian, but that is not an APA accepted color of Ameraucana. (It isnt exactly a Buff Columbian, but it is sort of close. [​IMG] .)
     
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  8. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    The coloring looks all most like a Buff Columbian pattern..

    Chris
     
  9. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

    May 20, 2009
    Northern Illinois
    Quote:Im agree, or like a ginger red?
     
  10. Kanga77510

    Kanga77510 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks.

    I know the vet. purchased her from an on-line hatchery as a chick. It's nice to know she has some sort of name to her pattern.
     

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