What variety of Ameraucana is this rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickenCrazy8, Feb 24, 2012.

  1. ChickenCrazy8

    ChickenCrazy8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. draye

    draye Overrun With Chickens

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    That is what I would call a Silver.
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    hatchery ones are always ee's as well as tsc and feed stores as they get their chicks from hatcheries. the only way to get true Ameraucana is to find a dedicated breeder
     
  4. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Actually, I know of one "hatchery" that carries true Ameraucana. They actually breed to the standard for show birds but I don't know of them shipping to retail sites. Their chicks are a bit pricier than what most folks would pay at the feed store or pet store but well worth every penny. I'm not familiar with the hatchery the OP posted but it is possible (stretching that quite a bit) that they do have true Ameraucanas but I doubt it. I would think that if they are true Ameraucanas, the hatchery would list the varieites available.
     
  5. ChickenCrazy8

    ChickenCrazy8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everybody for the info!!!
     

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