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5 week old Ameraucana - comb turning pink/red - does this mean?

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Hello, I have been lurking for a couple of months reading and learning. Today I decided to create an account. I have a question - I have some 5 week old Ameraucana's and half of their comb's are turning pink (one is definitely red). Should I assume that these are Cockerels? Or is it silly to assume anything at 5 weeks?

 

Thanks.

 

If pics are needed - I can get some.

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Welcome!  Pictures will help a lot, but probably red combed birds are cockrels.  Mary

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Thank's for the welcome, Folly's Place :)

 

These two were slow at feathering in, and are showing signs of a red/pink comb. I am assuming that these might be Easter Eggers, but I am not certain.

 

Chicken 1:

 

 

 

Chicken 2:

 

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They are cute!  The first bird is definitely a cockrel, and probably the second is too.  Green legs go with being EEs, too.  Mary

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Thanks for the reply and confirmation on EE's, too!

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