About Araucana Chickens
chickens are a South American bird originally from chile. They are best known
for being the progenitor of the Ameraucana and Easter Egger. Araucanas are a
fairly rare bird due to a genetic deformity that causes many to die during
incubation. The Araucana has a beard, ear tufts, and can have a tail or not
tail. They lay a large number of eggs in various shades of light blue.
are grouped into two categories, the United States and the United Kingdom. The
United States group describes the Araucana as having a variety of colors, ear
tufts and is tailless. The second group which is in the United Kingdom
describes them as having a beard, ear tufts, and can have a tail. Both
categories have a small pea comb.