Not Applicable

APA Recognized

Yes, recognized in 1984


Pea Comb


Rooster: 6.5 lbs Hen: 5.5 lbs

Egg Production


Egg Color

Blue or Green


United States



The Ameraucana is an american breed popularized by its production of blue eggs. they are sometimes confused with their ancestor, the Araucana, or more commonly with Easter Eggers. Ameraucanas are cold hardy due to their pea comb and small or absent wattles. Unlike their Araucana ancestors, they lack a lethal allele combination. They are good winter layers, only stopping laying for one month in winter, from late November or early December to early January.

Easter EggerEdit

The Easter Egger is a hybrid of the Araucana and other breeds to get brightly colored eggs. They are not a true breed, and are not recognized by the American Poultry Association. They are often confused with the Ameraucana and Araucana.

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