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Wheaten or Blue Wheaten Ameraucana? Hen or Rooster? Please Help!

post #1 of 43
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2 weeks ago my family and i went to a breeder, and we got an ameraucana chick, i am new to this breed and would like help as to what color and gender my ameraucana chick is. Any imput will help! Thanks!

 

Here is our Ameraucana:

 

 

700

 

"She" is 4.5 weeks old.


Edited by chickenlover89 - 8/6/12 at 5:33am
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post #2 of 43

Maybe a pullet.  Ask us again in 4 weeks.

Married to the old dude, 0 human kids, 2 horses, 4 cockatiels, 2 parakeets,  1 Blue Front Amazon, 1 Yellow Head Amazon, 4 cockatiels, two parakeets, 1 eccentric peacock, 1 gsd, 1 pet terrapin, 1 Blue Copper Maran rooster, and 10 world famous Jersey Giants! New to the group is 3 Black Marans  chicks and one unidentified chick.

 

 

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Married to the old dude, 0 human kids, 2 horses, 4 cockatiels, 2 parakeets,  1 Blue Front Amazon, 1 Yellow Head Amazon, 4 cockatiels, two parakeets, 1 eccentric peacock, 1 gsd, 1 pet terrapin, 1 Blue Copper Maran rooster, and 10 world famous Jersey Giants! New to the group is 3 Black Marans  chicks and one unidentified chick.

 

 

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post #3 of 43
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thanks, that's what i was hoping to hearcelebrate.gif

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post #4 of 43
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do you know if it is a blue wheaten or a wheaten ameraucana?

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post #5 of 43

Nope!

Married to the old dude, 0 human kids, 2 horses, 4 cockatiels, 2 parakeets,  1 Blue Front Amazon, 1 Yellow Head Amazon, 4 cockatiels, two parakeets, 1 eccentric peacock, 1 gsd, 1 pet terrapin, 1 Blue Copper Maran rooster, and 10 world famous Jersey Giants! New to the group is 3 Black Marans  chicks and one unidentified chick.

 

 

Stan the Man will be missed.

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Married to the old dude, 0 human kids, 2 horses, 4 cockatiels, 2 parakeets,  1 Blue Front Amazon, 1 Yellow Head Amazon, 4 cockatiels, two parakeets, 1 eccentric peacock, 1 gsd, 1 pet terrapin, 1 Blue Copper Maran rooster, and 10 world famous Jersey Giants! New to the group is 3 Black Marans  chicks and one unidentified chick.

 

 

Stan the Man will be missed.

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post #6 of 43
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thanks for your imput! it really helps!tongue.png

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post #7 of 43
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700

 

this is the best pic of "her" head that i have, she has basically no comb whatsoever. Hope that helps

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post #8 of 43

the legs dont appear to be the right color for an ameraucana, they should be slate colored 

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post #9 of 43
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i will try to take a pic of "her" feet, but is slate like grey coloured?

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post #10 of 43
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I beleive they are close to gray, but i heard that they can get darker as they get older

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