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Splash Ameraucana Standard Day-Old Chicken

$22.95
Availability:
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Maximum Purchase:
15 units
Min Order:
3-3-1
Variant Prices:
$22.95-$26.95-$17.95
Breed:
Splash Ameraucana
Status:
Rare
APA Recognized:
No
Weight:
Roosters 6.5 lbs | Hens 5.5 lbs
Purpose:
Dual
Egg Color:
Blue
Egg Production:
Good, 200-280 eggs per year
Egg Size:
Medium
Temperament:
Friendly, Sociable
Broody:
Occasional
Origin:
United States

Product Overview

Ameraucana, as the name says, is an American breed that originated from the Chilean domestic breed Arucana. The American breed was relatively new, introduced in the 1970's it gained popularity with breeders for its distinctive appearance with head feathers that mimics muffs and a beard. One of the main characteristics of Ameraucana is its unique light blue egg color. One hen can produce over 200 of these colorful eggs per year.

This breed is a dual purpose as their weight can be up to 6.5lbs, which also puts them in the category of meat birds. Tame and quiet birds, Ameraucanas will bring diversity to your chicken coop and your egg basket. They are quite a rare breed of chicken for sale and mainly available through specialized breeders and here at Valley Hatchery.