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Ameracaunas...cockerals I'm thinking!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by FrankiesMom, Oct 13, 2012.

  1. FrankiesMom

    FrankiesMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    I dont' have pictures to put up just yet, but three of the four Ameracaunas I hatched recently 'sprouted' beautiful, long, arching feathers or the tight fans that normally make up their tails.
    I'm just guessing here but... cockerals? There is no sign of saddle feathers yet (9 wks). Just these nice, long feathers.
    Of course, it's the one remaining one that is known to be stand offish......sigh. [​IMG]
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Post some pictures. Pullets tails will curve a bit. The differences are usually apparent in the combs by 9 weeks.
     
  3. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    pics?
     
  4. FrankiesMom

    FrankiesMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The top three (two white, one black) are my suspects... the final picture is of the only pullet. I think. [​IMG]
     
  5. FrankiesMom

    FrankiesMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh...and I read that it might help for you to know - the first three were extremely friendly and curious (and easily trainable!) while the fourth is more of a loner. Go figure!
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    First white one is a cockerel. Black is a pullet. Last white one is a pullet.
     
  7. FrankiesMom

    FrankiesMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ok - what about the third one? Anybody else have a guess? I'd like to put the cockerals up for sale asap... [​IMG]
     
  8. FrankiesMom

    FrankiesMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    And thanks...!
     
  9. FrankiesMom

    FrankiesMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ooops...I mean second one!! [​IMG]
     
  10. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    How many birds are there? I thought the first and 2nd picture were the same bird - if not, they are both cockerels. The rest are pullets.
     

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