These birds were developed in the United States in the 1970’s. They were bred using Araucana stocks brought to the U.S in the 1930’s from South America. Ameraucanas were developed to be a produce of blue and green eggs. They are excellent egg producers and large enough to be used for fowl meat when their use as
layers is over.
Chicks are multicolored with pea combs, beards and muffs. They have clean light black or gray legs and feet.
As adults the bird will have a pea combs with muffs and a beard that is full, well-rounded, medium length, forming three distinct lobes. They will be a multicolor
of browns, red, and grays.
Color of Egg:
Blue, green or speckled brown
Level of egg producer: