Ameracauna hen or too?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LivReigns, Nov 3, 2016.

  1. LivReigns

    LivReigns Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a blue Ameracauna, that's about six months old, and i cant tell if this is a roo or a hen. Ive named it Smoke and it hasnt started crowing and ive had it since about four weeks of age. My first Ameracauna, actually. Can anyone take a guess to the gender? [​IMG]

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  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    Definitely a cockerel.
     
  3. Cel45

    Cel45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With that comb and patchy color I say roo too.
     
  4. lomine

    lomine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree that it's a cockerel. Does it has feathered feet and yellow legs? If so it's not an Ameracauna.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree that's a cockerel. Not that it may matter so much since you're not getting eggs anyway, but he's also not an Ameraucana. I think I see faint barring in his hackles and saddle area, and he looks to have feathered legs? My guess is an Olive Egger. Could be something like an Ameraucana x Marans....
     
  6. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Very handsome cockerel, though I also don't think he's a pure Ameraucana. [​IMG]

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  7. LivReigns

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    Ah, that's okay. I'm not upset that he's not pure Ameracauna. I'm glad to know his gender finally though. The curiosity was driving me nuts. :) He's a very sweet roo.
     
  8. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    He's beautiful and nice, that's what matters most. [​IMG]

    ~Alex
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with donrae cockerel, I saw the barring and thought "what?"
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    in the first picture you can see he has feathered feet. He's a good looking boy and nice to know he is sweet.
     

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