Ameraucana roo over Barred Rock hen

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by KatyTheChickenLady, Oct 29, 2009.

  1. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    The egg was added to a batch of pure bred Am eggs I had shipped to me. The resulting chick was black and yellow fuzz. "It" now has solid black feathers coming in on back and wings, head is still black fuzz and belly is still yellow fuzz . . .
    Is there a way of determining sex due to this coloring?
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Well, if it's a male, it will have barring. If female, may be more solid colored. The wings should have barring when they come in fully.
     
  3. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    Thanks!
    so, you think the wings will have barring whether male or female? even though the first feathers are all black? interesting. I guess I should have said before, but I am pretty sure it was a black Am roo if htat makes a difference:)
     
    Last edited: Oct 29, 2009

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