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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MaggieAnne97, Jan 21, 2016.

  1. MaggieAnne97

    MaggieAnne97 New Egg

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    So I got this Ameraucana about 3 and 1/2 months ago. While she (or he) was sexed female, Im starting to have my doubts. Its my favorite one, but males are just not an option for me. Any help would be greatly appreciated, and if I took bad pictures, let me know. Thank you guys![​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. Apocha14

    Apocha14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like an Easter Egger to me! Also, how old is the bird? Im going with cockerel. Ameraucana/Easter eggers are very hard to sex because of their comb type. But, if you look at the feathers around the tail and the neck feathers as well, it looks very boyish to me! If you google pictures of hackle and saddle feathers on Ameraucana or Easter Eggers, I think you may find they look pretty similar! Very very pretty though!
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but you have a male Easter Egger. Sorry. :eek:(
     
  4. dan26552

    dan26552 True BYC Addict

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  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    You took great pictures [​IMG], sadly of a very handsome young Easter egger rooster.
     
  6. MaggieAnne97

    MaggieAnne97 New Egg

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    Thanks to all those who responded. Looks like I'll be finding HIM a new home
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    EE cockerel
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    cockerel definitely
     
  10. caw555

    caw555 Out Of The Brooder

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    but I have a brown leghorn that if she wasn't laying eggs she would defiantly be a rooster
     

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