ameraucanaThe “Easter Egg” chicken originally came from Chile in South America, discovered by the Araucana Indians. The true Araucana chicken is rumpless (tail- less) and has a small curling tuft of feathers next to each ear. The Ameraucanas are different because they have a full beard under the beak and have a tail. Cackle Hatchery offers for sale the “Easter Egg Chicken.” Cackle Hatchery’s breeding program goals for the “Easter Egg Chickens” are: to produce chickens with a wide variety of colors, patterns combinations of colors, with a full beard under the beak and high egg production of colorful eggs. The color of their egg shells vary from pale blue to dark blue, to various shades of green, and a few light brownish/pink eggs. Their meat is delicious and it has a taste similar to quail. We do not offer a specific color variety of this breed; however,we do breed for a wide variety of colors.


  • Breed: Miscellaneous
  • Average Weight (lbs)
    • Hen: 5.5
    • Rooster: 6.5
  • Egg Color: color
  • Avg Eggs Per Year: 200-280
  • Bred for Egg Producing

Sku Pullet: 65629
Sku Straight Run: 87172