Ameraucana: Hen or Rooster? (born feb 21) just over 3 months old....

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cyrixlord, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. cyrixlord

    cyrixlord Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I heard something sound like a crying baby or peacock last night and this morning and it almost sounded like my just over 3 month old Ameraucana was trying to 'crow' (a waaaaaah) sound. She (he?) has no spurs but the feathers seem kind of pronounced in the tail and nape (frilly and long). I live in a city and can't have roosters.

    She only 'crowed' a few times and hasn't done it since 6:30 this morning. I'm wondering if it is too early to see if this is a rooster or not. She is high strung and a bit taller than the rest of my chickens and tries to be a little bossy but is otherwise passive with food and the other chickens haven't ever bothered her.

    Ideas?

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  2. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say roo....
     
  3. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

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    Easter Egger cockeral
     
  4. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes its a boy
     
  5. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    HUGE EE rooster!
     
  6. NoseyChickens

    NoseyChickens Feathers On The Ground

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  7. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, a lovely EE cockerel. You can see his long pointy hackle (neck) and saddle feathers. BTW, spurs do not a rooster make... I've had hens that have had 2 1/2 inch long, wicked sharp spurs and roos that developed little more than a nub.
     
  8. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my goodness gracious. What an incredibly gorgeous boy! If I was in the country, I'd offer to buy him from you on the spot!
     
  9. Ken F

    Ken F Out Of The Brooder

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    He is very handsome.
    The EE cockerel in my avatar was the same age when photo was taken last year.
     
  10. cyrixlord

    cyrixlord Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I live in Monroe, Washington, anyone want a rooster I can't have one in the city [​IMG]

    he doesn't have spurs, does that happen sometimes?
     

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