What the heck is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by milo2145, Nov 29, 2010.

  1. milo2145

    milo2145 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 29, 2010
    huntsville texas
    I bought some ameraucana's the other day, and a silkie and a cochin, which you can see in the pic - but I have no idea about the little bantam that hitched a ride home in the box with them.
    He/she is very cute, anyone have any ideas?
    Also can ameraucana chicks be white - one of them - in the second pic - has no markings at all.


  2. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

    May 24, 2008
    Southeast Arkansas
    Yes, Ameracaunas can be white, but I see an awful lot of green legs in there, you may have gotten ee's. Need more opinions.
  3. okiehen

    okiehen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 25, 2007
    Very cute Easter egger chicks, the one your asking about looks like a golden Lakenvelder roo.
    Were did you get them?
  4. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight


    My sister & I are all white
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    Ameraucanas can be white, however, you OTHER colors in there are what Ameraucanas cannot be. . . . Plus, you cannot order real Ameraucanas from hatcheries or feedstores, and real Ameraucanas don't have green legs. [​IMG]

    Those are Easter Eggers, and the white one with the black stripe on the head and feathers is a boy, sorry.
  6. milo2145

    milo2145 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 29, 2010
    huntsville texas
    I got them from a woman of craigslist - she said she had ameraucana's so I went and got them, and I am pretty ignorant of breeds so I believed her - She had what she called a mixture of other breeds, and she wasn't sure what a lot of them were, but they are all pure bred - so I said stick a random one in there with the others, so she did - she said she thought it was a bantam, but now I don't know whether even that is correct - I also think the black striped head one is a roo, which is fine, I am a little concerned that they are ALL roos though seeing as they all have a bit of a tail on them - be just my luck, although for $2 a liece I can't complain I guess.
  7. WildflowerJLH

    WildflowerJLH Chillin' With My Peeps

    EEs are COMMONLY called Ameraucanas. Unless you are buying from a reputable breeder, if you hear Ameraucana, they will be EEs.
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    I doubt she was misleading you about the breed. Chances are she bought them from a hatchery or feedstore as Ameraucanas and sold them as such. She was probably just as ignorant as most everyone else. If you're wanting colored eggs, which is what most of us want when we buy "Ameraucanas", looks like you did well.

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