8 week old Ameraucana chicks - pullets or cockerels?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by eje99, Nov 3, 2014.

  1. eje99

    eje99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone,

    My chicks are 8 weeks old in these pictures taken about 1.5 weeks ago. They were sold to me as Ameraucana's, but I realize they may be EE's. Any thoughts on whether I have pullets or cockerels?


    Chick #1 - Dr. Dre

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    Chick #2 - Hendrick Lamar
    (My teenagers picked the names)

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    Chick #3 - Idgie

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    Chick #4 - Jo Jo

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    I do have or can take better pictures of combs and legs and different angles if that would help.
    Thanks for looking!
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Chick #1 and #2 look like possible cockerels to me, though a photo of their comb would help confirm that. The other two are pullets. And yes, they are all Easter Eggers, not Ameraucanas.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    They are all Easter Eggers. #1 and #2 are looking like possible cockerels.
     
  4. eje99

    eje99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for your quick responses. I had thought I had a 50/50 split, but I'm very much a newbie! The first two are a bit larger than the other two and Dr. Dre appears to be dominant at this point. They're so much fun to watch!
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    My thoughts exactly. Comb shots at 8 weeks should clear things up.
     

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