The Ameraucana was developed in the United States in the 1970s with the goal of developing a dual-purpose bird for the homestead. Not to be confused with Olive Eggers, Easter Eggers or Americaunas (still just an Olive Egger or Easter Egger!), this is an APA-accepted breed known for its beard and muffs and slate legs. Unlike the Araucana (the Ameraucana’s predecessor), the Ameraucana has a rump
While they come in a variety of colors, we only raise Blue and Black Ameraucanas. Although not an APA-accepted color, we are hoping to hatch some splash chicks for future breeding pens.
Ameraucanas lay on average 180-230 eggs per year.