Blue Andalusian?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LynninOK, Dec 9, 2011.

  1. LynninOK

    LynninOK Out Of The Brooder

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    Is there any reason to think that my boy here is not a Blue Andalusian? He came straight out of the straight run Ameraucana tub of Ideal chicks at my local farm store?
     
  2. LynninOK

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    His tail feathers look a little scrubby, but he's only a couple of months old.
     
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  4. trailchick

    trailchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks like it to me....
    I had two roos and still have 3 hens.
    The roos may get very aqggressive to people which is what mine did.
    I gave 1 with some hens to my sister and I lost the other I had to a fox.
    The andies are a very independent group, dont hang with the others, may roost in trees,
    and are the last to go to the coop at night.
     
  5. littlecreekfarm

    littlecreekfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep thats a blue andalusian. looks like the hen i had....R.I.P
     
  6. LynninOK

    LynninOK Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for all your input! He has been pretty good, so far. I hope he stays mild-mannered. He's always been very regal acting, and seems to like my Barred Rock pullets well enough.
     
  7. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look identical to my My Pet Chicken BA cockerel, who is about 13 weeks old now. [​IMG]
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Off topic, but if you breed him to those barred rock hens, will you get blue sex-links?
     
  9. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Those aren't hens(well, maybe 1), but yes, you would get 50% black/black barred, 50% blue/blue barred. The roosters would be barred.
     
  10. LynninOK

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    I was wondering about my Barred Rocks. They were supposed to be straight run, I got the three and then one of them got a red comb and wattles really early, compared to the other two. I felt safe saying one was a rooster. Now at about three months it's really hard to tell them apart. Is that fairly normal?
     

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