Americauna banty hen? Please help.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chilisweet, Jul 29, 2008.

  1. chilisweet

    chilisweet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have another hen (we think is a hen) that we are having some level of difficulty identifying. We were told Americauna based on her tufts on her cheeks but not sure. Any opinions greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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  2. unionwirewoman

    unionwirewoman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry , not sure , but maybe someone else will !
     
  3. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:I don't think she fits the standard for an Ameraucana - at least none I've ever seen. I will leave that to the Ameraucana police though. Looks more like an EE to me.

    I wanted to point out that Ameraucana and EEs do not have tufts - they have MUFFS/BEARD. Tufts and Muffs are two different genes and look completely different.

    How old is "she"? That may help in identifying the gender. Whatever it is, it is a cute little bird.

    Jody
     
  4. chilisweet

    chilisweet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We think she is approximately 4-5 months old. I could get a closer picture if need be.
     
  5. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks like an ameraucana...
     

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