Araucana......

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ella1989, Dec 2, 2010.

  1. ella1989

    ella1989 Out Of The Brooder

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    Please help me i honestly have no idea weather these black araucanas are boys or girls they are about 11 weeks old
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    Thank you!
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    I see two pullets so far.
     
  3. roocrazy

    roocrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    me too i wish we had some uk standards here
     
  4. ella1989

    ella1989 Out Of The Brooder

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    ok thankyou so so so so much!!
     
  5. ella1989

    ella1989 Out Of The Brooder

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    how can you tell??
     
  6. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    I would say I'm mostly guessing, but pretty sure of my "guess" - The photos don't show much, but from what I see they have too small and pale of combs, too normal of tails, no hackle or saddle development at this age to be cockerels.

    If you look at their backs, in the middle, if there are no obvious green-sheening triangular feathers coming out, and if they don't have reddened faces or combs, they're certainly girls.
     
  7. tammir

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    It doesn't look like this thread is all that active, but since the 4 chicks I just bought were labeled as full bred 'araucana' chicks I'd see what the backyard experts think of my first ever flock[​IMG]. The lightest colored one almost looks like it has a chipmunk coloring pattern on its back. I'll try to get a better picture of their backsides as soon as my phone will load them to my FB account. Do they look like araucana's or anything even similar? I know it's hard to see their puffy little cheeks.

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  8. ProudNewChickenMommy86

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    4 ARE RIR CHICKS THE OTHER 4 ARE AMERICANAS IS THIS THE "CHIPMUNK" PATTERN YOU WERE TALKING ABOUT? SOMEONE DROPPED THESE OFF ON MY DOORSTEP 2 DAYS AGO. 2 WERE DEAD 8 WERE ALIVE :( AS FOR THE BLACK CHICKENS I HAVE NEVER EVER SEEN ANY AMERICANA ARAUCANA OR EE LOOK LIKE THAT LOL
     
  9. ProudNewChickenMommy86

    ProudNewChickenMommy86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    SORRY I HAD TO PULL THIS ONE OFF MY FB. THIS IS FIONA MY ARAUCANA. WHEN SHE WAS A BABY. SHE HAD NO CHIPMUNKING...
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    AND THIS IS WHAT FIONA LOOKS LIKE NOW...
     
  10. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    ALL the chicks and hens I see on this thread are not Araucanas, they're Easter Eggers/mutts . . . . Except for the first black ones posted by the OP. Because in their country, Araucanas are different.
     

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