Boy or girl

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Koh Anaheim, Nov 20, 2016.

  1. Koh Anaheim

    Koh Anaheim Hatching

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    Hello All
    I got these 2 Americana "hens" but one look like a boy to me. Can someone help me to identify this. He or she suppose to be around 5 months old. If this is not the right topic, I apologize.
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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

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    Only one picture has shown up, but that one is definitely a rooster.
     
  3. Koh Anaheim

    Koh Anaheim Hatching

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    Thanks lodge likes dog, here is another one [​IMG]
     
  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

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    That is another pretty rooster.
     
  5. Koh Anaheim

    Koh Anaheim Hatching

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    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Thank you so much
     
  6. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Crossing the Road

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    I'm not so sure about #2. The tail feathers look rooish, but I'm not seeing tell tale pointy hackles or saddles.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    both your birds are males, sorry.

    Red Patches of Death on the wings of the pretty blue boy tell the tale. Plus, you can see the start of saddle feathers near the tail.

    If they're recent purchases, and were sold as hens, take them right back and get a refund, They're neither Ameraucana or females.
     

  8. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

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    The first one looks more like a faverolle or mixed with one, with those feathered legs.
     
  9. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Free Ranging

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    They're not Ameraucanas, their combs are single while Ameraucana's have pea combs. 1st pic got leg feathers, Ameraucanas don't & sorry to say Cockerels; saddle (tail) & hackle (neck) feathering.
     
  10. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Crowing

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    First one is a Favorelle mix, Second one is an Easter Egger. Both cockerels.
     
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