Wheaten Americauna?

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by catface, Sep 13, 2014.

  1. catface

    catface Songster

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    I just bought a "Wheaten Americauna" and she's consistently laid brown eggs. I'm not too familiar with this breed so I'm wondering if there's another chicken out there that looks like a Wheaten but isn't? She's got the "cheeks" like my other Americaunas but I've never seen brown eggs from one. She's not nearly as flighty as my others either. Anyone have any ideas?
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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Your "Ameraucana" is actually an Easter Egger. This means that she has some Ameraucana ancestry, but isn't pure. Most Easter Eggers lay colored eggs (green, blue, pink), but some will lay just plain brown eggs.
     
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. .....

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    X 2 -- unfortunately your wheaten ameraucana is anything but.
     
  4. catface

    catface Songster

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    Thanks for the info! I traded eggs for her so I'm not out any money and I only wanted her as a layer anyhow so it's no loss.
     

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