About Ameraucana Chickens
chickens are an American breed first established as a breed in 1984. Like the
Araucanas, the Ameraucana lays eggs in shades of light blue, however the
Ameraucana does not have the low fertility that its parent breed, the Araucana,
has. The birds themselves have a hefty build are black and shades of grey. The
breed boasts a snazzy beard, ear muffs and a tail.
and Araucanas share many characteristics, however due to different countries
around the world namely the USA and UK, there are some disputes about the
breeds. In the USA, Araucanas and Ameraucanas are similar but different breeds,
while in other countries like the UK, Araucanas and Ameraucanas are considered
the same. The key differences that separate the two breeds in the USA are tails
and ear muffs. Ameraucanas have a tail and ear muffs, while the Araucanas are
rumpless and have ear tufts.