Ameracauna/Easter Egger Rooster or Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bullington, Jun 4, 2011.

  1. bullington

    bullington Out Of The Brooder

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  2. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
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    Not 100% sure but that tail has kind of a rooster look to it. I just had an EE trick me for nearly 7 months though... so I'm not much help. Although it is the first bird of mine to go that long with a mistaken gender identity!
     
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  3. bullington

    bullington Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the reply, reason I ask is that the head looks different than most of the others including the the other Easter Eggers. Looks bigger.. fuller. I will try and take some better pics.
     
  4. ChicksterJo

    ChicksterJo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 19, 2011
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    I am not sure right now, because the colors to me look very pullet-like (in the light that's in the picture) but maybe if we can see a pic of the comb we'd have a better guess?
     
  5. Blue_Myst

    Blue_Myst Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2009
    I'm leaning towards rooster, but it's hard to say. The crown is pretty dark, and his neck feathers are pointed. This one may keep you guessing for a while. [​IMG]
     
  6. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    pullet

    ETA: it's an ee
     
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  7. mshuey1

    mshuey1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :)HI I raise Ameracaunas Heres whats need to tell if your chicken is a PB if it has the muff around the face and the black legs if it has a pea comb then it's %100 Ameracauna. Hope this helps. The colors look alot like my. The pea comb on a hen is much smaller then a rooster but they look the same. A good way to tell if he's starting to do a dance with one wing or the other towards a hen. The roos start early on there jobs:D
     
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  8. bullington

    bullington Out Of The Brooder

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  9. ChicksterJo

    ChicksterJo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 19, 2011
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    Then, I say pullet [​IMG]. Actually, seeing a couple of those last pictures - My two EE's have the same color patterning, though they're only 9 weeks old.
     
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  10. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My opinion.. esp. after those last pictures.. I'd say cockerel. But not 100% sure.
     

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