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Araucana chick..girl or boy? *update 2/2* more pics

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by havi, Jan 19, 2009.

  1. havi

    havi [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Si

    Mar 23, 2008
    Waco, Texas
    I know these arent the best pictures, but I was using DH camera phone to take these. This is my one and only chick that I got to hatch and was curious if its a little girl or a boy. She([​IMG]) was born the first week in November.



    Last edited: Feb 2, 2009
  2. kryptoniteqhs

    kryptoniteqhs Rosecomb Rich

    Nov 14, 2008
    Perris, CA
    i cant really tell. the second picture looks more like a roo bc its soo bright red. but in the other two pictures i cant tell from that angle....looks more like a pullet in those two....so..........i dont know .... sorry
  3. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    It does look waaaay to red to be a pullet at about 10 weeks.

    Maybe you can get better pics?
    mine didn't get the *roo* saddle feathers until about 4 months [​IMG]

    I have 8 that are about the same age and I only have 2 that have combs that are smaller than that, and not red, so I am thinking I have 6 roos [​IMG]
  4. key west chick

    key west chick Songster

    May 31, 2008
    Gainesville, GA
    Sorry, I'm thinking roo too. But some of mine I couldn't tell until I started seeing boy feathers.
  5. havi

    havi [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Si

    Mar 23, 2008
    Waco, Texas
    Yea the pictures werent turning out like I wanted them to. S/he kept moving and running away. And with the wind blowing soooo hard today, it was hard to get his tuffs looking right. I'll try to take some more pictures later and post them. Around what age do they start trying to crow? I had a RIR that I was 98% pos. was a roo until I saw with my own eyes she layed an egg. I just hope to get some more Araucanas soon to go with this little single one. [​IMG]
  6. havi

    havi [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Si

    Mar 23, 2008
    Waco, Texas
    Here are some more pictures I took today. I have a pretty good idea what the answer will be..but I still want your opinion on this





  7. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Songster

    Feb 20, 2007
    Winchester Kentucky
    I will say a beautiful pullet.
  8. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Legs look a little rooish... give me some more time.
  9. Debi214

    Debi214 Songster

    Apr 6, 2008
    Richmond, VA
    All the other pix looks like a pullet. The last looks almost like a roo - if you could zoom in on the feathers that would help. I have gotten good at this............I can tell at 4 weeks now just tell me the breed!
  10. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

    Apr 2, 2008
    Southern Maine
    I'm thinking pullet!

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