Americana Chickens

Color and Appearance

Unlike 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

The 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.