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: Ameraucanas are docile and friendly.
History: Originated in the United States. Admitted to the APA in 1984.
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.