“Ameracauna” Rooster? Help!

Cwalls

Hatching
May 21, 2020
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I got this pretty little thing from TSC almost 8 weeks ago. Labeled Ameracauna even though I’ve read that the truth of that is a long shot.

the comb and the tail feathers are starting to show signs of a rooster but the neck feathers look like my other EE hens so I just want to be sure before we find it a new home because we can’t take anymore rooster drama this year:p

Thanks in advance!
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Feb 10, 2020
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The splotchy red feathers on shoulder scream cockerel too. I can usually identify easter egger males by around 5-6 weeks of age or so by their splotchy colors, weeks earlier than when their small pea combs start to grow/redden, and their hackle & saddle feathers grow. Their shoulders as well as feathers elsewhere on their body start getting splotchy (red, white,etc), while a pullets feather color and pattern remain much more even and uniform.
 

Fallenone05

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The splotchy red feathers on shoulder scream cockerel too. I can usually identify easter egger males by around 5-6 weeks of age or so by their splotchy colors, weeks earlier than when their small pea combs start to grow/redden, and their hackle & saddle feathers grow. Their shoulders as well as feathers elsewhere on their body start getting splotchy (red, white,etc), while a pullets feather color and pattern remain much more even and uniform.
I've got an EE boy that's white with black barring. He never developed any red splashes. This is a month old picture, but even still he hasn't developed any red. Just this barring. I don't recall what his saddle feathers are like.

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TheOddOneOut

Free Ranging
Feb 15, 2020
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The splotchy red feathers on shoulder scream cockerel too. I can usually identify easter egger males by around 5-6 weeks of age or so by their splotchy colors, weeks earlier than when their small pea combs start to grow/redden, and their hackle & saddle feathers grow. Their shoulders as well as feathers elsewhere on their body start getting splotchy (red, white,etc), while a pullets feather color and pattern remain much more even and uniform.
This is true, but not always. I have a pullet with red splotches.
 

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