Which is ameraucana???!!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sniper338, Dec 16, 2015.

  1. sniper338

    sniper338 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Which one is the ameraucana chick? How can you tell? All i can see is maybe a little darker legs on one...

    There is one lav ameraucana and two lav orphingtons here... trying to figure out whos who!!![​IMG]
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  2. sniper338

    sniper338 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im guessing last three pics.... the one on the very right side is the ameraucana...? Thats my guess.... i need some verification tho...
     
  3. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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    If you look at the last couple pictures, the chick on the right is your Ameraucana. The main way to tell is by the comb. Orps will have a single comb, whereas Ams have a pea comb.
     
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  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed
     
  5. showinbirds

    showinbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, the one on the right.
     
  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The Orpingtons have single combs. The Ameraucana has a pea comb.
     
  7. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    I am looking at the pictures on my phone...... Does the "Ameraucana" have muffs or a beard? I can't see any......
     
  8. showinbirds

    showinbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ameraucanas have both, a beard and muffs.
     
  9. sniper338

    sniper338 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think its too young to see that... the comb and legs are very visible though..

    Thanks for the verification!!
     
  10. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Muffs are noticeable as soon a chick is dried off. Those fluffy cheeks are hard to miss. I think your bird is clean faced, and that's one reason why Lavender Ameraucanas are still in the 'project' phase. Breeders are still working on things.
     

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