Would this rooster be an Americauna?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by New Chick2, Aug 19, 2014.

  1. New Chick2

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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    Nope, he is an Easter Egger. Ameraucanas are a purebred breed of chicken, with specific color varieties and characteristics, that lay blue eggs. Easter Eggers are mixed breeds, usually with Ameraucana in their ancestry, that can be any color and lay colored eggs (green, blue, pink, brown, etc.). Many hatcheries mistakenly sell Easter Eggers as "Ameraucanas."
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    He doesn't fit any color variety of Ameraucan, so he's an Easter Egger.
     
  4. PoultryQueen101

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    He almost fits the blue wheaten variety, so I will research more colors. I dont have my book with me right now. It tells me what colors are registered. So I will see if I find any that look like him.

    omg! I think I found a match. Two roosters under blue splash wheaten ameraucanas came very close to him on google.
     
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  5. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Crowing

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    No he is an ee for more then just his color. He is also an ee due to the lack of a beard and muffs.
     
  6. PoultryQueen101

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    yeah, kinda saw that too. The muffs I can see, but he has tiny wattles. My roo lost his beard and muffs, but his wives are gaining theirs back.

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  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    This. He could be an EE, or a barnyard mix.
     
  8. New Chick2

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    Thanks everyone. I'm sure he is an Easter Egger now that I've seen the muff/beard thing. The resemblance to the blue splash wheaten is pretty amazing though.
     
  9. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Crowing

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    The thing is, even if he really was a Blue Splash Wheaten, that isn't an accepted color for Ameraucanas. http://www.ameraucana.org/
     

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