6 month roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Was2874, Jul 16, 2018.

  1. Was2874

    Was2874 In the Brooder

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    We have a 6 month old (was sold to us as a americauna) guess Easter Egger. We assumed it was a roo because of his cape feathers seemed pointy. He’s always been kinda odd and a loner only would hang out with his “sister” and no one else. We had a more aggressive roo which we thought was keeping him in his place. His spur spots just look like the girls and He has not crowed yet either. We have getting eggs from our other girls (bo’s and one Easter egger) today we got two blue eggs instead of one, so we’re not sure if our girl laid two or if our roo is actually a girl.
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  2. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

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    You answered your question in the post. Pullets lay eggs and cockerels crow

    Congratulations!
     
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  3. aglandaetap

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    That's a hen
     
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  4. That's kind of a tough one... I'm leaning towards a hen though, I don't see any saddle feathers near the tail.
     
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  5. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

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    A very pretty hen too!
     
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  6. Was2874

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    Haha! Thanks! I guess so!! Just always assumed it was a roo! Our others have been laying for about a month now so we are just in shock we got two blue eggs!
     
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  7. aglandaetap

    aglandaetap Songster

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    I had one exactly like yours minus the beard. I miss her. My would lay green eggs instead.
     

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  8. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

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    It can take that long for them to start laying. It is not a bad thing because they usually wind up laying steadily for longer
     
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  9. Was2874

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    Guess a name change is in order! Thanks for your input!
     
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  10. Chicken Strut

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    Definite, no-doubt-about-it Easter Egger hen. I have one who looks very similar (including the beard) who lays a green egg. I was also worried that mine was a cockerel until she laid.
     
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