9 1/2 Week Ameraucana - Pullet or Cockerel please?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by inky123, Oct 9, 2017.

  1. inky123

    inky123 Chirping

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    Below are pics of Curly, who was hatched on August 3rd and acquired by us from the hatchery on August 5th. Curly was a gift from the hatchery owner to our little nephew, who went with me to pick up 3 day-old Lavender Orpington chicks and 3 day-old Silver Laced Black Wyandotte pullets. Our nephew was thrilled to get Curly, who will be living with us since chickens are not allowed where he lives.

    Looking at Curly's comb we are leaning toward Curly being a pullet as it is still yellow (no red at all), very small and has a single row of peas. However, then we look at Curly's tail feathers and think, "hmmm....."

    Either way, Curly has a lifetime home with us, but we and our nephew are dying of curiosity and would appreciate your opinions. Thanks so much!

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  2. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Crowing

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    That looks like a pullet! The tail does look more like a rooster, but she should molt out of it. If she was a rooster, she would have a large red comb by now.
     
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  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Crowing

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    Easter Egger pullet
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

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    Out to pasture
    EE pullet
     
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  5. theuglychick

    theuglychick Crowing

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    I also vote pullet! A very pretty pullet!
     
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  6. peckpeckpeck

    peckpeckpeck Songster

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    What a cutie!!
    Your nephew is very lucky!
     
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