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Ameraucana Male or Female?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by KHoward, Jul 14, 2011.

  1. KHoward

    KHoward Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,

    Can anyone tell me if this is a male or female? I think it's a she based on the last picture listed from a website. The reason I ask is that she is making a "dying goose" crowing sound occasionally. She is about 15 weeks old. We don't have any Roo's and can't have one where I live, so I am hoping she is a she....


    These are photos of my bird:
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    This is a photo from a website as to what an Ameraucana Hen can look like:
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  2. BigDaddy'sGurl

    BigDaddy'sGurl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 14, 2010
    Wilkesboro NC
    Sorry.... boy. Cute, though!
     
  3. bella1210

    bella1210 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2010
    ct
    i also think it is a boy
     
  4. KHoward

    KHoward Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh no...how can you tell? I thought it looked a lot like the hen in the last photo? No? [​IMG]
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Male. Shiny saddle feathers hanging off the back near the tail are the clincher. There are other signs, but that is the main one.
     
  6. BookWorm243

    BookWorm243 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 13, 2010
    Franklin, NC
    Sorry but you have a boy on your hands
     
  7. KHoward

    KHoward Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't suppose I could teach him to crow with his "inside voice" or that Ameraucanas are really quiet crowers? [​IMG]

    <sigh> I need a drink...
     
  8. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Yup, it's a boy.
     
  9. BigDaddy'sGurl

    BigDaddy'sGurl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 14, 2010
    Wilkesboro NC
    On a lighter note, [​IMG]
     
  10. one slick chic

    one slick chic Out Of The Brooder

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    I feel you pain...I just posted "what is fluffy". Secretly wishing he was a she [​IMG] I just had my red stripe, i'll have another for you
     

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