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What is the Difference? Please help

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by n2thestorm5032, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. n2thestorm5032

    n2thestorm5032 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi I am thinking of getting Easter eggers! Now I am here thinking that EE's and Americana's and Araucanana's are all the same are they? What is the difference between EE's, Americana's and Araucanana's????? [​IMG][​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jul 7, 2008
  2. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

    There is a difference...Auracana's are rumpless, EE's are a mixed breed (easter eggers) that can lay blue/green eggs and Ameraucana's are a pure breed that lay blue eggs. This is what I have learned so far...I'm sure someone will have more info for you though!
     
  3. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
  4. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    EE's are a mutt. They are not pure bred. Their genetics are unpredictable. You never know what you will get. they lay gren, pink, brown, etc colored eggs - but NOT blue eggs.

    Amera/Aura - caunas are pure breeds laying blue eggs.
     

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