Ameraucana Combs - Hens Versus Roosters

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by jrudd, May 17, 2016.

  1. jrudd

    jrudd Out Of The Brooder

    May 17, 2016

    I am not completely new to raising chickens, I have eight barbed rock hens, three white rock hens, a RIR rooster chick, and golden hen, and 13 straight run Jersey Giant chicks but I suspect most of them are roosters, My problem is sexing 12 week old Americanas that I picked up yesterday. They both have little bumps on their legs where a spur would grow but they are very small. I cannot tell by the comb wether or not they are actally hens or roosters,

    I apologize my pictures are not the best, I can get some more tomorrow afternoon.[​IMG]

  2. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Overrun With Chickens

    Pretty sure those are Easter Egger pullets. [​IMG] Every chicken has "spur buttons" regardless of gender. My Sicilian Buttercup hen has actual sharp spurs, which is hilarious!

  3. peopleRanimals2

    peopleRanimals2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2015
    Rhode Island
    EE pullets

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