Ameraucana 9 weeks hen or rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by gimp73, May 23, 2012.

  1. gimp73

    gimp73 In the Brooder

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    I have 1 Ameraucana and am starting to wonder if it is a rooster? The first 3 are at 8 weeks and the last 2 today 9 weeks.
    Thanks

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  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing

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    I don't know but [​IMG]
     
  3. Panth

    Panth Songster

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    That is a roo, you can tell both by color and the large comb.
     
  4. gimp73

    gimp73 In the Brooder

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    That is what I was thinking also. I just kept telling my self it was a hen because it is my favorite.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Well, you could have just told us it was your favorite, and right there we could have told you it was a roo [​IMG]. That seems to be how it goes, the roos are friendly and outgoing, curious and always the favorite.

    But yeah, that's a cockeral. He'll probably develop reddish color on his wing/shoulder and will be very pretty as he grows up.

    Beautiful photos, by the way!
     
  6. Panth

    Panth Songster

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    Yes, I have 3 EE cockerals about the same age as yours and they are amazingly friendly and outgoing...I can't wait to see how they end up as full roosters.
     
  7. gimp73

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    Sadly, I can not keep any roosters only hens. [​IMG]
     

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