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Black Ameraucana sex

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kellywags, Jul 19, 2016.

  1. kellywags

    kellywags Out Of The Brooder

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    Questionable chick on the left. Hopeful for girl on the right. Both will let me put them on their back, both are spunky. Supposedly 4 weeks. Supposedly true ameracauana from a certified breeder. Thoughts?
     
  2. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Both look like true AMs to me! [​IMG] Oooooh.....the chook on left has an usually puffy comb for so young a bird, so at the moment, I'm leaning toward cockerel. I'm in agreement that the other appears to be a pullet for now.

    ~Alex
     
  3. kellywags

    kellywags Out Of The Brooder

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    Better pic of chick on right
     
  4. Mirei81101

    Mirei81101 Out Of The Brooder

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    I agree with Alexandra33, I suspect the chick on the left is a cockerel.
     
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  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Both have way too much comb development for pullets of that age.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I think they both look like cockerels, sorry.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    both cockerels
     
  8. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, they are both cockerels judging by comb development and the fact that both their pea combs are triple rowed. They do appear to be true Ameraucanas, if they do have white skin.
     
  9. kellywags

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    Another week in. The one with the big comb is definitely a roo, feathers are shiny with hint of green/purple, roo attitude and all. The other has a shorter tail, stands less upright, has dull feathers and just throwing me off. I will keep them both longer if the one could potentially be a Pullet....
     
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