Are we still saying boy???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by birdface, Nov 6, 2011.

  1. birdface

    birdface Out Of The Brooder

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    Just want to triple double check and make sure everyone thinks this blue amer. is a boy. They go back on tues, and id really hate that it was actually a girl, since they are kinda hard to find.

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  2. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Tough one... The black one is 100% cockerel, but the lighter blue one I'm not sure about. It doesn't necessarily look boyish, but neither does it really look like a pullet. could you keep it longer? How old is it?
     
  3. SilkieGirl

    SilkieGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If those two are the same age I would say the lighter one is a girl. The black one has much more devoloped comb and wattles.
     
  4. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No way would I send it back just yet. That's gonna be a gorgeous bird. Male or female? No guess from me. Ask another BYC'er, "Illia". If she says male, it's male. I take her word for gospel regarding sexing ameracaunas.[​IMG]

    I wouldn't worry about comparing growth ofthe 2 since they are completely different breeds. You can't really go by that.
     
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  5. birdface

    birdface Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah i can keep it longer, they dont have to go back just yet..it just works out that tuesday is a good day for me to do it. They are about 5 1/2 weeks i think. The black one was supposed to be a blue amer. too but turns out its not.
     
  6. NanaLantana

    NanaLantana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry, but neither look like Americauna's to me - - -- But the blue one COULD be a boy - - - -
     
  7. BarnGoddess01

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    Those are not Ameraucana combs ... Ameraucanas have pea combs. Those birds both have single combs .... [​IMG]
     
  8. airmechreed

    airmechreed Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. Gvnam

    Gvnam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One On the left loils like pullet to me.
     
  10. flowerhensowner

    flowerhensowner Out Of The Brooder

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    If It Has A Wide Based Comb It Is A Roo Have Several Americuanas And My Roos Have A Wide Base To There Combs When They Where Young
     

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