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Ameracauna pullet or cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by smoon, May 10, 2016.

  1. smoon

    smoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm wondering if this 9 week old chicken is a future hen or rooster? I'm a bit confused. It's comb is totally smooth and yellow, but it's tail is very long with skinny feathers.

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  2. smoon

    smoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    That's a pullet [​IMG]
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    It's a pullet. The tail feathers that have you worrying are just in the middle of molting out. They go through several 'mini' molts in the first 4 months. And those molts can do some funky things to tail feathers.
     
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    She's very pretty too
     
  6. smoon

    smoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh wow! I am so excited. She is my friendliest chicken and I had been thinking she was a roo all along! So glad I asked because I was going to sell her tomorrow as a rooster! Thank you all for your help.

    Here she was as a chick. She Was the cutest, chubbiest one I had! So glad. Thank you!

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