Chicks hatching March to September
Blue Ameraucanas are a beautiful rare chicken breed that lays blue eggs.
Production: The Ameraucana lays blue eggs of medium size. They have a long laying season and are cold-hardy.
Temperament: Blue Ameraucanas are docile and friendly.
History: Originated in the United States. Admitted to the APA in 1984.
Colors: As with any other "blue" breed, the blue trait does not breed true. You will receive blue, splash, and black colorings.
Livestock Conservancy Status: Not applicable because they are a newer breed being developed in the 1970s.
Body Type: pea comb, small wattles, and earlobes, all red. The Ameraucana has a beard, muffs, and a tail.
Standard Weights: Rooster 6.5 lbs, Hen 5.5 lbs, Cockerel 5.5 lbs, Pullet 4.5 lbs
APA Class: All Other Standard Breeds Miscellaneous Sub Class
Min: 3Max: 15