Araucana Chick (agriculture birds ). Photo by ChrisAnthemum
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Araucana Chick

Uploaded by: ChrisAnthemum

Wednesday May 22, 2013

Westfield, NC (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: This two and a half week old araucana chick is already mostly feathered out. Part of a younger batch of chicks that I photographed before. She has beautiful color patterns but didn't really like posing for the camera.

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4. ChrisAnthemum
4:12 PM GMT on May 23, 2013
Well, Kris, this creature is only 2-1/2 weeks old; it will look more like a regular chicken when full grown. And yes, the eggs are all colors. We've had Araucanas before, and the eggs might be blue, turquoise, olive, or cream colored so far as I have seen. Add to those the white, dark brown, tan, or pinkish-tan eggs some of my other chickens have laid, and that made for a very colorful carton full! I'm looking forward to that again -- have 8 Araucana pullets coming along, as well as the older, different breed ones.
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3. relishthejourney
4:05 PM GMT on May 23, 2013
A dichotomy, such beautiful feathers on a prehistoric-looking creature! ;) Are these the kind that produce pale green eggs? A friend had Araucanas, I think, and the eggs were just beautiful! And delicious! :)
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2. ChrisAnthemum
12:12 PM GMT on May 23, 2013
Thanks, Shirley! 7 of the 8 Araucanas I bought are colored about like this; I could distinguish the last one from the pale yellow hybrid meat chicks at first only by the gray legs and puffy cheek feathers (not obvious here).
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1. WeatherWise
12:06 PM GMT on May 23, 2013
Nice! It has really grown and matured so fast!
My son raises his on chicks too and recently
raised a batch along with his for a friend that
wanted layer chickens but was scared
of raising babies.
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Wife, mother, grandmother, gardener, naturalist, writer, artist, crafter, homeschooler, owner and occasional breeder of registered Shetland Sheepdogs, and a child of the King. Rank amateur at most of these. Live in Westfield, NC, near the western mountains.Some of my photos are now available for sale from Fine Art America. Please check the website: http://fineartamerica.com/profiles/kathryn-meyer.h tml only join the html -- for some reason this site won't let me do it. Clicking on my website below leads to FAA's main page, but you can access my gallery there by putting my name Kathryn Meyer in the search box.

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