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Ameraucana sexing....

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by wjallen05, Apr 25, 2008.

  1. wjallen05

    wjallen05 Songster

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    They are about 3 1/2-4 weeks of age.

    We have 3 Ameraucanas (I am aware that they aren't "real" Ameraucanas), and I am pretty sure that they are one male and two females. Here is a pic of the male(?) on the left, and the female(?) on the right.

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    Last edited: Apr 25, 2008
  2. HenHaven

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    It's still kind of early, but I see what you mean. It looks like it could be a boy to me too.
     
  3. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    I would call that a boy too at this time. [​IMG]
     
  4. CoopDelisle

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    Thought you might be interested in a pic of my little cockerel at the same age...

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  5. Cason

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    I don't know how you're able to tell the difference in gender! Mine are 11 weeks old and I can't tell! We're supposed to butcher on Saturday, but I might have to skip the Ameraucana. (There are too many to send pictures) What checking feathers?
     
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2008
  6. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member 11 Years

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    I think they're both pullets.
     
  7. Chamelle

    Chamelle Songster

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    Lets see some updated photos!
     
  8. Cason

    Cason Songster

    I have an observance (which may or may not mean a thing!) Seems like most of mine (which I THINK are roosters) have a triple row of combs, with the center being taller. The "hens" have a single, very small comb. Does that make sense?
     
  9. Sunny Chook Farm

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    Quote:Makes sence to me. Combs on mine are the same.
     
  10. Cason

    Cason Songster

    See? That picture that Coopdelsie posted has those three rows- kinda hard to see, but they are there. I hope we're right- they getting murdered on Friday on that basis.
     

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