What is the difference between an Ameraucana and an EE?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Alexia, Feb 27, 2012.

  1. Alexia

    Alexia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry this may be a stupid question but I am new to this. Thank you
     
  2. Hatch me if you can

    Hatch me if you can Chillin' With My Peeps

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    An Ameraucana is bred to some very specific standards (most all of them come in solid colors), an EE is bred from an Ameraucana and something else. (ie barred rock, rode island red etc. they are multiple colors consequently) They are considered "mutts" in the chicken world but come from some great lines sometimes depending on the parents that are used. I hope that helps. [​IMG]
     
  3. Alexia

    Alexia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes it does, thank you. Is there a difference between their eggs? (color, size, frequency, etc)
     
  4. draye

    draye Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, egg size and color can vary quite a bit. Even chicks from the same line can vary in their size and shape and color.
     

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