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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Sherry, May 27, 2007.

  1. Sherry

    Sherry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He/she is appox. 9 weeks old. Americauna I'm thinking. Tail is different, curls toward the back instead of away from.
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    Thank you!
     
  2. Heidi

    Heidi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2007
    Northwest Michigan
    I have 12 week old Americauna's pullets and none of them have combs. It might be that they are a different kind as they look more like a hawk.
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    I hope the picture helps - remember I could be wrong too.
     
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  3. hencackle

    hencackle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2007
    Telford, TN
    Neither my EE nor Ameraucana pullets had rosy-pink combs at 9 weeks. IMO, you have a cockerel, probably an EE.
    Stephanie
     
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  4. Sherry

    Sherry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was afraid of that, especially since he crowed the other morning. I didn't include that nugget of info so as not to influence one way or the other. [​IMG]
    Thank you!
     
  5. hencackle

    hencackle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2007
    Telford, TN
    Your cockerel's feathering at the neck and wing are patchy looking too, he will be wearing his male plumage shortly. He is handsome. He reminds me of the 4 cockerels one of my hens hatched from and EE roo & pure-bred Silver Ameraucana hen cross. They sure were feisty and handsome little fellas.
    Stephanie
     
  6. Sherry

    Sherry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Guess that narrows it down to what Daddy is getting for Father's Day! [​IMG]
     

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