Color and Appearance
most types of chickens, Americana’s are muffed and bearded, with full
tails and slate or black legs depending on the variety.
Eight colors are officially recognized: Black, Blue, Blue Wheaten, Brown Red, Buff, Silver, Wheaten and White.
Origin of Americana Chickens
Ameraucana (popularized as “Americana”) was developed in the USA from
the non-standard “Easter Egger” chicken whose ancestors were South
American Araucanas. It was accepted as an official breed in 1984.