9 wk old Ameraucauna Hen..I think!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lori1169, May 15, 2009.

  1. lori1169

    lori1169 Out Of The Brooder

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    This Ameraucauna has always been the biggest chick..she is a hen right? My horses like chickens too!
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  2. calibersway

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    definately looks like a girlie
     
  3. Mrs.Puff

    Mrs.Puff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a hen. Can you post a more close-up pic? The feathers on the rump (saddle) above the tail will be pointy, not rounded if it's a roo.
     
  4. lori1169

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    Quote:ok...so i think i have a confirmed 2 roos and 10 hens...great! i can live with that! never thought chickens could be as fun and interesting as horses..thanks!
     
  5. calibersway

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    omg lorie, chicks are ADDICTIVE. I've only been into chickens 3 years, first year was okay, just built a coop....year 2 - more babies, different breeds, experimenting, larged out run... year 3, renevating a half carport with x-large run to make 2 coops and runs, and have way more babies, than i know waht to do with, and am waiting to see what everone is, so i can pick and chose. lmao.
    omg. i dont even want to think about next year. XD
     
  6. lori1169

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    Quote:Lol..I only have 3 acres.. If i had more Im sure Id have more horses and chickens! But I have to be smart about the pasture or overgrazing will turn it to dirt..and thats not good for anyone! So until I get that 40 acre farm..lol..Im content!
     
  7. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    Yes, she is a pullet, but she and her like friends are easter eggers. [​IMG]
     
  8. lori1169

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    pips&peeps :

    Yes, she is a pullet, but she and her like friends are easter eggers. [​IMG]

    Thanks..I was sold 2 Buff Orpingtons and one turned out to be an egger too although it is buff and white...so i guess the feed stores dont always know what they get either..! Im not a chicken purist...but all chicken knowledge is good to have!​
     

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