yay!! finally got purebred Ameraucanas

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Frost Homestead, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. Frost Homestead

    Frost Homestead eggmonger

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    I've had Easter Eggers for a while and I've been wanting to get some purebred Ameraucanas for a long time but it's hard to find the actual purebred birds without shipping them. Most people are selling EE as Ameraucanas, and don't get me wrong, I love my EE but I wanted some I could justify breeding.

    [​IMG] My patience finally paid off, while searching Craigslist I came across someone that got hatching eggs from a breeder and was selling the day old chicks. I got 5 blue-wheaten Ameraucanas for...you're not going to believe this....$14 TOTAL (that's less than I pay for my feed store hatchery quality EE). Next time she gets eggs she's going to email me so I can get MORE, and at that price who can resist!

    Good thing we're moving in the next month & a half to a place where there's no restrictions on the amount of chickens we can have... [​IMG]

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  2. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] They're adorable!
     
  3. mikensara

    mikensara Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they are so cute [​IMG]
     
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Congrats!! [​IMG]


    If those are Wheatens and Blue Wheatens there's a chance you'll be blown away at how richly colored their blue eggs will be [​IMG]
     
  5. 10 point

    10 point country boy

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    awesome find, next time share the love with the low prices [​IMG]
     
  6. bawkbawkbawk

    bawkbawkbawk Chillin' With My Peeps

    Wow! They're so light-colored! I've only had hatchery EE's so that's a revelation!
     
  7. Frost Homestead

    Frost Homestead eggmonger

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    Quote:they should all be blue wheaten [​IMG]
     
  8. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    I don't know what lines yours are, but here's a photo to get you excited -

    The egg on the top right is from a Wheaten Ameraucana (from Blue Wheaten breeding though) - Far richer in color than the other blues, which are from my other Ameraucanas and Araucanas. [​IMG]

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  9. Magic Birdie

    Magic Birdie Overrun With Chickens

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    Congrats! They are such cuties! [​IMG]
     
  10. NC29mom

    NC29mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Same here! Been looking and looking and looking.....tried hatching out eggs....but ended up with 1 Blue Ameracauna (bantam..by accident)

    BUT....I found someone online with awesome looking Ameracaunas that will SHIP CHICKS!!!! www.chickenscratchpoultry.com super nice people& chicks from William Morrow line!!!

    My chicks I ordered several weeks ago should arrive next week......and I'm EXCITED TOO!![​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Aug 19, 2011

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