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Araucana Chickens

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Araucana Chickens | The ‘Blue Egg’ Layers

Araucana Chickens, Appearance & Background

araucana chickensTwo types of Araucana Chickens are commonly found in most countries today, the tailed and rumpless. The rumplessĀ breed is more typical of the original strain, first kept by the Arauca Indians of Chile many years ago. It is sometimes thought the Araucana is a hybrid of the Collonca, a rumpless breed which produces blue eggs, and the tufted Quetro. (more…)