What is the difference between an Ameraucana and an EE?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by shelley8971, May 21, 2010.

  1. shelley8971

    shelley8971 Out Of The Brooder

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    I was told when i bought one of my chicks that it is an Ameraucana. But after seeing some pic's on here it looks more like an EE. How can you tell the difference?
     
  2. Campine Lover

    Campine Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The only way to have a real Americauna is to buy from a breeder. The Ameraucana Breeders Club defines an Easter Egg chicken or Easter Egger as any chicken that possesses the blue egg gene, but doesn’t fully meet any breed descriptions as defined in the APA and/or ABA standards. Further, even if a bird meets an Ameraucana standard breed description, but doesn’t meet a variety description or breed true at least 50% of the time it is considered an Easter Egg chicken.
     
  3. Tamrajh

    Tamrajh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And where does the Araucana come into play? I know it's different than the Ameracauna but not sure how.
     
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    halo Got The Blues

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