Ameraucanas | Ameraucanas Chickens For Sale
Ameraucanas were recognized by the American standard of perfection in 1984. They come in the following colors: black, blue, blue wheaten, brown red, buff, silver, wheaten, and white. They are moderate sized chickens, fully bearded and muffed. They lay medium sized blue eggs, and have a full tail, unlike their Araucana cousins. They are most often confused with Easter Eggers, which can sometimes look very similar. They are docile birds, and also have a bantam counterpart.
Are Ameraucanas good egg layers?
Are Ameraucanas cold hardy?
Ameraucana chicken is an independent chicken that likes nothing better than to free range and find her own food. However they will tolerate being kept in a pen.
These lovely birds are upbeat and love investigating new things.
Ameraucanas are well suited to family life and will tolerate small children and enjoy communing with their humans. However they do not necessarily enjoy being picked up and held.
Of course the biggest talking point about these chickens is their blue eggs. They are quite decent layers averaging about 3-4 eggs per week.
They can tolerate a wide range of climates and are especially suited to the cold having only a pea comb which rarely gets frostbite.
This breed comes in a variety of colors and their beards and muffs give them a very nice appearance.
|Egg Production:||3-4 per week.|
|Egg Color:||Light blue.|
|Known For Broodiness:||No.|
|Good With Children:||Yes.|
|Cost of Chicken:||$18+ chick.|
Why We Love This Breed
- The Ameraucana is a great option for those looking for a friendly egg laying chicken.
- Because of their pea comb they can tolerate cold temperatures well.
- Their blue eggs are very popular.
- Ameraucanas are a rare chicken and will turn heads.
- They are very docile and sweet.