Barred rock ameraucana cross cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Thatothercrazychickenlady, Jun 16, 2019.

  1. Thatothercrazychickenlady

    Thatothercrazychickenlady Songster

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    I love this chick and am really hoping it’s a hen but am not good at sexing barred/cuckoo birds. It’s comb is pretty bright but it has really no wattles. It’s 8 weeks old.
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    Last pic is after I made a sound to get its attention so it’s all alert. Doesn’t normally stand like that.

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  2. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Free Ranging

    That's a cockerel. :love

    The beard is inhibiting waddle size... but if you look closely you can see how red they are.

    Was the cross with a barred hen or cock? If it was the hen that confirms my assessment. :pop
     
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  3. cstephens1987

    cstephens1987 Songster

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    Definitely a cockerel
     
  4. Wolfefarmyard

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  5. Thatothercrazychickenlady

    Thatothercrazychickenlady Songster

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    Barred rock Roo over ameraucana hen. Bummer really liked this guy but not the breed I want in a roo.
     
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  6. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Free Ranging

    Interesting! What color Ameraucana hen? This will add to my genetic understanding :pop

    Here is a fun little color calculator for offspring...
    http://kippenjungle.nl/Overzicht.htm#kipcalculator

    The second drop down tab is in English.
     
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  7. Thatothercrazychickenlady

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    Was either black or splash hen. I had another one get the cheeks and beard but he had a big comb. Also got a gray barred rock from those 3 eggs. Was super cool friend gave them to me.
     
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  8. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Free Ranging

    What most people refer to as grey in chickens is most like blue. ;) I saw someone looking for barred blue Rocks just last week on here, I think.

    One of my favorite chicken colors. :D
     

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