Deer Run Farm

Ameraucana - Minimum Shipped

Back to Buy Chicks - Minimum Mail Order (10+) Ameraucana - Minimum Shipped

FOR SHIPPING QUANTITIES & MULTIPLES OF 10 ONLY

Please see "Ameraucana - Bulk Shipped" for shipping quantities & multiples of 25.

Ameraucanas lay the most beautiful blue eggs. They are a uniquely American breed derived from South American Araucanas, but improved for fertility and lay rate. Most people mix up Ameraucanas, Araucanas, and any mutt that lays a blue egg and calls them all Ameraucanas, or worse yet Easter Eggers, a catch all phrase with little meaning.

Ameraucana have pea combs, black or slate legs, and these wonderful fluffy ear muffs and beards.The nice thing about raising the black and blue varieties is that you can run the birds together and still get purebred Black Ameraucana and purebred Blue Ameraucana. The blue color gene, when inherited, simply reduces the amount of black pigment produced in the feather follicle causing black to look gray. When a chick inherits two copies of the blue gene, the pigment produced is reduced so much, the bird looks almost white with random splashes of gray/blue and black. This variety is called "Splash."

Your order will consist of a mix of Black, Blue & Splash chicks. Basically, whatever hatches out. We are not set up to sell only one color at this time. If you have a color preference, indicate it in the "notes" section during check out. We will try our best to meet your preferences. All chicks are sold straight run. Male and female Ameraucana chicks look identical at birth.

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Producer: Deer Run Farm
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