Large fowl black Ameraucanas were created by John W Blehm, of Michigan, and these seed stock came directly from him in 2014. These Ameraucanas are the most popular APA recognized variety and generally the most winning variety at poultry shows. They have both what the judges are looking for and what many poultry enthusiasts want in a backyard chicken. Do you want Ameraucanas because of their blue eggs? These Ameraucanas are bred to produce the bluest egg shells possible: the natural light pastel blue color.