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10 week lavender ameraucana gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by thomas AC, Oct 7, 2016.

  1. thomas AC

    thomas AC Out Of The Brooder

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    I go back and forth on what gender of chicks these are. They have feathered very slow as I've read was the norm for them. Opinions welcomed.

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    How old? They look like pullets to me.
     
  3. thomas AC

    thomas AC Out Of The Brooder

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    10 weeks
     
  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    I'm sticking with pullets than.
     
  5. thomas AC

    thomas AC Out Of The Brooder

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    There isn't even a hint of red on their comb. We had another one that didn't make it. It was a lot smaller but had longer tail feathers so I was worried that was my pullet and these were cockerels. Hopefully it was just a runt. The darker headed of these two has pretty much no tail feathers going on and the lighter one has more of a fluffy poof at this stage.
     
  6. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    They are a good looking pair. Roosters are usually darker in coloring compared to pullets, so my guess would be the one you lost was a rooster.
     
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  7. kell

    kell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like hens
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

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    Pullets
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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