The Ameraucana Breeders Club defines an Easter Egg chicken, or Easter Egger, as any chicken that possesses the blue egg gene, but doesn’t fully meet any breed description as defined in the APA standards. Further, even if a bird (that possesses the blue egg gene) meets an APA standard breed description, but doesn’t meet a variety description or breed true at least 50% of the time it is considered an Easter Egg chicken. The American Poultry Association's American Standard of Perfection contains breed and variety descriptions of all recognized standard bred poultry in North America.
Family calls teen 'chicken whisperer': ; Roane boy's large egg may be eclipsed by even bigger orb in California
Apr 07, 2011; Jacob LeMasters, an 18-year-old Roane County High School student, has earned the nickname "the chicken whisperer" from his family...