Ameraucana Chicken Breed Information
This unusual breed gets in name from the Indian tribe of Chilie where they were first discovered. Our chicks have some Araucana and some Ameraucana blood mixed. The true pure Araucana chicken is rumpless (tailless) , has a small curling tuft of feathers next to each ear and come in different pure color types. The true pure Ameraucana chicken has a tail, full beard and comes in pure color types.
They are beautiful chickens known for their ability to lay colored eggs of shades varying from turquoise to deep olive to shades of brown. Each bird will typically lay a different shade of colored egg that will amaze your friends and make a wonderful "show and tell" type project for school. Adults are of medium size with pea combs. They exhibit a wonderful combination of colors and color patterns and 10 or 20 of these birds will make an absolutely beautiful laying flock that is extremely hardy and will be the talk of the town. This is a unique breed and great fun to have when the colored eggs start coming.
- Weights - Hen -------5 1/2 lbs
Pullet------4 1/2 lbs
- Purpose - Egg Production, colorful natural eggs and ornamental
- Egg Shell Color - Colored: Green or Blue
- Egg Production - Prolific, 200-280 eggs per year (*estimates only)
- Country of Origin -United States
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