Saturday, May 07, 2005
Introducing the Auracanas
These are 3 of the auracanas, Lauren Beak-all on the left (rust & white), Cherry Blossom behind her, and Cloudy/Heather's posterior facing us. The auracanas we have are not true auracanas, they are often referred to as "easter eggers" or even "Americaunas". The original blood line comes from a Chilean breed that lays green eggs.
Our hens lay variations on green, some the lovely robin's egg pictured below, and other more of a military grey/green. Contrary to popular lore, these eggs are not more healthful than brown or white eggs.