Pure Breeds

The Araucana is a breed of domestic chicken from Chile. Its name derives from the Araucanía region of Chile where it is believed to have originated. It lays blue-shelled eggs, one of very few breeds that do so.

Recognized variety stocked: Lavender
Egg color: Blue
Origin: Chile
Adult male weight (lbs.): 5
Adult female weight (lbs.): 4 – 4

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