Breeds of chickens: Ameraucana

Breeds of chickens: Ameraucana

Origin, diffusion and economic characteristics

Breed created in the United States around 1970.
It derives from the selection work of some American breeders who liked some characteristics of the Araucana breed, but wanted to eliminate some defects in the breeding due to the lack of fertility due to the lack of the tail. Admitted to the American standard in 1984.

Morphological characteristics

Pastel blue shell eggs.
Medium weight:
- Gauls 3.25 kg
- 2.25 kg hens

Rooster and hen of Ameraucana breed

Ameraucana breed hen (photo Royale Photography)

Video: Ameraucana: Chicken Breed Progression of Chick to Adult - 2-weeks old (October 2021).