7 Week Old Lavender Ameraucana

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by RowanTheRed, Jun 2, 2017.

  1. RowanTheRed

    RowanTheRed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't decide if Periwinkle is roo or pullet. He / she is a bit over 7 weeks and has been very slow to grow any tail feathers. It's just now is starting to get a hint of some. The comb is very red but doesn't have the distinct multiple rows of peas like my other roo that is the same age. By the comb color alone I would guess a roo, but it doesn't act or really look like one otherwise.

    What is the collective guess as to Periwinkle's sex?

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  2. RoostersAreAwesome

    RoostersAreAwesome Overrun With Chickens

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    Could you post a pic of it's siblings too?
     
  3. Top Rooster

    Top Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well she could be a arucuana Chicken they don't grow tail feathers at all and americuanas are very close to arucuans and that's why their names are similar but she looks like a pullet to me
     
  4. RowanTheRed

    RowanTheRed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had thought of that but the breeder I bought her from doesn't have Arcana chickens. So I wouldn't think so.
     
  5. RowanTheRed

    RowanTheRed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The sibling is an EE. Same breeder hatched the same day. It ameraucana and most likely barnevelder mixed. But here he is

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  6. jolly wattles

    jolly wattles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My opinion it's a future roo.
     
  7. jolly wattles

    jolly wattles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My opinion it's a future roo.
     
  8. RowanTheRed

    RowanTheRed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Which one? The red or the lavender? I KNOW for certain the red is a roo, I watched him try to crow already!
     
  9. RowanTheRed

    RowanTheRed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone else?
     
  10. Top Rooster

    Top Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well the Easter egger has a hen body build but it's tails is suspicious.
     
  11. debid

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    It has a cushion comb so there won't be rows. Cushions are more difficult to sex by comb development. I'd say you're waiting for male feathers (or not) and it will be a few weeks.
     

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