ameraucana gender

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ChickFila, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. ChickFila

    ChickFila Songster

    Mar 7, 2010
    I have bunch of 6 weeks old ameraucanas. All breed I had so far were only straight comb, and ameraucanas have pea comb and I have no clue how to tell the gender difference in pea comb breed.
    By what age can I tell boys and girls? What is the comb difference between boy and girls by what age?
    I want to see how boys/girls develope combs differently, any input (or pictures) would be appreciated.
  2. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady

    Apr 22, 2008
    upstate SC
    It works the same on pea comb breeds. When mine are about 6-8 weeks old the boys will have a redder comb and the girls will have the very small pale comb. I notice my girls will keep a flat comb for much longer and the boys will grow a comb. I have raised Araucanas, Easter Eggers and Olive Eggers. Works the same on them all.

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