Mine has the green legs and is less colorful than this roo. Mine is browns/beige with a gray head and tail. Will post a pic tomorrow. I sure hope it's a hen.
Thanks for the pic. I googled but didn't get as good a pic as you did
You definitely have an Easter Egger then instead of a true Ameraucana. You can read about the differences in them at http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2011/09/ameraucana-easter-egger-or-araucana.html. It sounds like, based on your color description, that there's a good chance you have a hen. Hopefully we can tell for sure when we see the picture.
I am also new to chicken love in NJ I am in South Jersey and seem to be learning everything the hard way! I went to farm auction and bought my first chickies. However, I allowed my heart to rule my head and purchased a "lot" of 3, all different ages and only one was old enough to sex. of course, I ended up with one hen and 2 roosters. I adore my roosters they are very sweet but need to find a new home for at least one of them. I think this is going to be hard to do and I am so worried about finding him a good home
Hi there, are you allowed to keep roosters in South NJ? I am in Burlington County NJ and it is not allowed here. Only the ladies no roosters allowed.
I live in Gibbsboro, Camden County. We are between Voorhees and Berlin I believe that each municipality determines Our town has nothing on the books at all about chickens. We did ask our immediate neighbors about it before we got involved with chicks and they said they didn't care,-we only have a neighbor on one side of us and woods behind us, No one has complained and we make sure we give our eggs to a lot of them! We have 3 silkies 1 Buff Orrington and 1 Americana. Luckily for us, the roosters are both silkies, they are very mild manored so there have been no "cock" fights ( I really hate that term!" Haddon Twp did an experimental program last year allowing a limited number of people to have hens only, I am not sure how that turned out. The truth is more and more people are giving serious thought to the health benefits of free range eggs. My chicks eat mostly organic, we garden organically too but it is impossible to say they are 100 percent organic
I see you are in Medford, I have lived in Camden Co for a very long time, but grew up in Mt. Laurel, back in the days when Mt. Laurel was a farm town It makes me sad to see what its become, all the beautiful farmlands sprouting new houses. My husband grew up in Medford Lakes, his dad built one of the last log cabins there, he himself was a beekeeper since the fifties, and ultimately had to move his hives to friends place in Shamong because of the over use of pesticides and unavailability of food for them Oh well what can we do? progress!!
I am in Mt.Holly, in the historic district. I love Mt.Laurel, we wanted to buy a log cabin there few years ago, but the seller changed his mind so we bought a house in Mt.Holly. I love it in here. And the part hat I can have a chickens in my not very big backyard is the best part. Do you still have the bees ?