What kind of Ameraucana do I have?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hollyravenheart, Mar 11, 2017.

  1. hollyravenheart

    hollyravenheart New Egg

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    Hi, Can anyone tell me what kind of Ameraucana I have? Is she a Blue Wheaton, Blue or (unrecognized) Lavender?[​IMG]
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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Where did you get her from? I'm guessing she's probably an Easter Egger, meaning she is an unrecognized variety.
     
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  3. hollyravenheart

    hollyravenheart New Egg

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    I got her from our local big r store. The others in the same pen were more yellow and grey and one had the marking of a silver. Aside from the silver this one had the greyest head.
     
  4. GoldenFlight

    GoldenFlight Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Maybe Lavender...
     
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    too young
     
  6. hollyravenheart

    hollyravenheart New Egg

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    Too young to tell? At how many weeks can you tell?
     
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  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    You have the Easter egger colored type [​IMG].

    It's not a pure Ameraucana, no matter what the feed store and hatchery say. the only way to get a pure bred bird is from pure bred parents, both the same color variety. Just doesn't happen from hatcheries.
     
  8. hollyravenheart

    hollyravenheart New Egg

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    [​IMG][​IMG][/IMG]And here she is at just a few days more than 1 month old.[​IMG][/IMG]
     
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  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    How pretty! I"m sure seeing some really nice colored EE from the hatcheries this year.....makes me want to break my vow of not buying hatchery EE chicks [​IMG]
     
  10. hollyravenheart

    hollyravenheart New Egg

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    What makes this chick an EE and not a blue wheaten?
     

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