Ameracauna help!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cheeperchick, Aug 12, 2013.

  1. cheeperchick

    cheeperchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This weekend I bought what I had thought was an blue ameracauna pullet and cockerel to add to my young flock but now i can't tell after bringing them home. I was told they hatched Apr-May of this year. I'm pretty sure the one with red pointy feathers is a roo but not sure about the all blue one. Please help, I may need to re-home one if both turn out to be roos [​IMG]. Thanks.
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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    The one with the red shoulders is a rooster.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  4. cheeperchick

    cheeperchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both of them?? Shouldn't they be crowing by now? Neither of them do.
     
  5. Jasper_899

    Jasper_899 Out Of The Brooder

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    A better picture of the blue's comb would probably help, but it doesn't look too red.
    My cockerels hatched around late March and still don't crow. My pullets are the same age and are just now getting a little red in their tiny combs.

    Also the one with red feathers either has some bad leakage going on or is an Easter Egger.
     
  6. chickita12

    chickita12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, a better pic of the blues comb would help.Right now I am thinking they are both Roos but can´t tell that well from the picture.And remember- the only for sure way to tell if it is a Rooster or a pullet is to hear it crow or lay an egg! I will keep my fingers crossed for you!Good Luck!
     
  7. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    Not sure about the all-blue one yet.

    The red/blue one is all boy, and he's not a blue--he's most likely a Blue Wheaten. A true blue cockerel would not have those red patches on the shoulders.
     
  8. cheeperchick

    cheeperchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll try and get a better pic of them by end of today... the blue one doesn't really have a comb.
     
  9. cheeperchick

    cheeperchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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