Ameracanas or EE?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Mssocks, Jun 9, 2016.

  1. Mssocks

    Mssocks Just Hatched

    16
    0
    12
    May 13, 2016
    Hi, These chicks are 10 weeks old now. Can anyone tell if they are Ameracanas or EE's? Also is it too early to tell which are roo's and which are hens? Any info is appreciated, thanks:)[​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
  2. chickenweirdo1

    chickenweirdo1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    536
    50
    111
    Mar 23, 2016
    Massachusetts
    My Coop
    [​IMG]Great to have another poultry lover! They all looks like pullets, and i think they are EEs
     
  3. Mssocks

    Mssocks Just Hatched

    16
    0
    12
    May 13, 2016
    Thanks for the warm welcome[​IMG] It would be great if they are all pullets. I was just out to the coop and heard one of them trying to crow, but I hear that even pullets will try that when they are young. I'll keep you posted[​IMG]
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

    11,647
    2,869
    396
    Mar 3, 2015
    Virginia
    [​IMG]
    You have Easter Eggers (Ameraucanas would have muffs EEs don't need to also the coloring isn't right for Ameraucanas), I think you have at least 2 or 3 cockerels.
     
  5. henny1129

    henny1129 Crazy Livestock Gal

    2,354
    329
    196
    Mar 21, 2016
    Ohio!
    :welcome
    It looks like you have some beautiful EE's! In the first pic the chicken to the right looks like a cockerel. That's the only one I can see definite signs of being a cockerel, but I'm not great with gender. Good luck and keep us updated! :)
    henny1129
     
  6. cutiechook1

    cutiechook1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    337
    68
    126
    May 25, 2016
    Sittin' at the computer!
    EEs... 2-3 cockerels.



    AND... [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jun 9, 2016
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    31,452
    3,536
    538
    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    [​IMG]

    You have a pretty flock of Easter eggers. The bird in profile in the first pic is a cockerel, the rest look like pullets.
     
  8. Mssocks

    Mssocks Just Hatched

    16
    0
    12
    May 13, 2016
    The black one and the brown one both have muffs, so could those be ameraucanas? This is my first time having this breed, I've only had red sex link til now, so I appreciate any pointers I can get!![​IMG]
     
  9. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

    11,647
    2,869
    396
    Mar 3, 2015
    Virginia
    No, they don't look like them. The coloring isn't right and Ameraucanas can really only bought from reputable breeders.
     
  10. Mssocks

    Mssocks Just Hatched

    16
    0
    12
    May 13, 2016
    Do you have any advice on how and when to move them into the coop with my existing flock? They are outside in a run in the daytime and at night I put them in the barn,but I would like to put them in the coop ASAP! Thanks for your help[​IMG]
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by