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What kind of Ameraucana???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sniper338, Nov 24, 2015.

  1. sniper338

    sniper338 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The one on the left... i know its ameraucana for sure.. lots of blavk and silver...
     
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  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    They look like Easter Eggers to me.
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Both of them are Easter Eggers as they do not conform to SOP standards for true Ameraucanas.
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    If their variety was not specified at the time of purchase, you have Easter Eggers. Sorry, but most birds that are sold as "Ameraucana" are really Easter Eggers. Those chicks are not standard colors, and yes you can tell that just by chick down. The accepted color varieties for Ameraucana each have their own specific color/pattern of chick down.
    This is a great gallery that shows each of the accepted color varieties and what each one looks like as a chick.
    http://ameraucana.org/gallery.html
     
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    easter eggers
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Easter Eggers.
     
  7. abenardini

    abenardini Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't be disappointed by the news, though. EEs are some of the most GORGEOUS birds I've ever seen. They are so variable, and many of them look like little hawks. :)

    Plus, you'll have some pretty pastel colored eggs.
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on abenardini's post. :eek:)
     

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