What will these Araucana chicks look like as adults?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MA Mama, Feb 9, 2012.

  1. MA Mama

    MA Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One is a chipmunk wth no tufts and the other is buff/tan with what looks to be neck tufty things. the chipmunk one is FIESTY like crazy! Goes after my kids at less than 24 hours old!

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  2. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cuuuute is what they're gonna be!!! Is the chippy one tailed?

    Not sure what mine looked like at hatch... and I don't have recent pics of them (bad me)... the breeder told me she has SkyBlueEggs.com bantam stock... the cockerels reddened up REALLY fast (by 5 weeks) and one turned from that chippy color/pattern to a beautiful dark blue/grey, and he has willow legs. His comb is kinda a mess and he's terribly skittish though. I'm now inspired to get pictures tomorrow - they're right around 12 weeks :)
     
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  3. MA Mama

    MA Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ooooooooo I can't wait to find out! Thes 2 don't have anything other than the pinkest legs. One hatched but doens't appear to be doing well that is black with white wing tips - so interesting!
     
  4. erinszoo

    erinszoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our EE roo started out looking like the chipmunk one and now he looks like this five months later.

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    Here he was as a day old chick.
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  5. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hopefully the tufted one makes it. All I've heard on the Araucana thread, they can be difficult to keep alive! Best of luck to you and keep us posted! I'll post pictures of my kids in the morning when the sun comes out :)
     
  6. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    is it pure breed and not EE??
     
  7. MA Mama

    MA Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are definately true rumpless Araucana. I got them from a reputable source, anyway. I saw pictures of the pens, of course assuming it was true, but I am pretty confident. They are definately rumpless. Now that everyone is totally fluffed up I really can't tell if it is tufted. It's neck looks slightly different than the chipmunk one, but not significantly so. A black one with some black on the legs (but pink feet area), white wing tips and white belly hatched last night. It's neck has the same different appearance as the buff one. It is a very subtle difference from the chipmunk one so I may be seeing things! And erinszoo thanks for posting those pics - super helpful!
     

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