Are my 8-week-old Ameraucanas pullets or roos? In fact are they Ameraucanas?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Rivington, Jun 2, 2017.

  1. Rivington

    Rivington Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi I have a pair of unsexed chickens that are around 8-9 weeks old. They were sold to me as Ameraucanas at TSC. Could you help me determine if they are pullets or cockerels? I don't see any obvious signs based on feather shape or comb but I am a newbie. Also, are they real Ameraucanas or Easter Eggers?

    Thanks!

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  2. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    They are Easter Eggers but too young to tell the sex yet. I think one is probably a boy and two is a girl but can't say yet.
     
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  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Always Thankful Premium Member

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    They look like Easter Eggers (their color does not look standard for Ameraucanas), both are pullets, cockerels usually have patchy feather pattern and much bigger and redder three row pea comb.
     
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  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Easter Eggers, both pullets
     
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  5. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    Shhhh I want her to think its a him so she'll send "him" to me!
     
  6. Rivington

    Rivington Out Of The Brooder

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    Haha. I think if one of them does turn out to be a rooster we would keep it (provided the neighbors don't complain), but I would be very happy to have two hens.
     
  7. Ol Grey Mare

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    Two easter egger pullets!
     
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  8. Swirls76

    Swirls76 Out Of The Brooder

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    Can anyone help me determine if my two Amercaunas are pullets or cockerels? They are about 8-9 weeks now.
     

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  9. Chicken Girl1

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    Easter Egger pullets, both
     
  10. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    I have been searching for an EE just like her with no luck, so I'm very jealous!
     

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