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Dustin Bonner

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Splash Ameraucana leg/feet color
« on: July 08, 2019, 11:37:34 AM »
I got these chicks from a local guy. Supposed to be splash ameraucana. But the legs on one look nice and dark while the other has light colored feet yet. I know they’re young, will it darken? Or is this just an improperly colored bird? Also, what color is the beak suppose to be?

Mike Gilbert

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Re: Splash Ameraucana leg/feet color
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2019, 12:27:06 PM »
There is no accepted Standard for splash Ameraucana, so it matters little how the beak is colored.   I would think horn with black streaks would be the way to go.    Give the shanks plenty of time.   Sometimes the slate is lighter or darker - it varies some in even the accepted varieties. 
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