Brahma, Buff Orp, Australorp and Ameraucana/EE sex questions. 4 weeks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by PaintedMeadows, Jul 13, 2008.

  1. PaintedMeadows

    PaintedMeadows Songster

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    OK. So these are some of our 4 week old chicks. First of is I hope, Hermione. She/he is an Ameraucana or EE. Which and hen?
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    Next is another Ameraucana or EE. Which and sex? The legs don't look green in the sunlight. They look more blue.
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    Last Ameraucana or EE and same question, sex and which?
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    Buff orp, hen?
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    Australorpe, hen?
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    Buff Orp and Australorpe, roos?
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    Dark Brahma, roo?
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    We are new to this and very excited but green. [​IMG] Thanks so much in advance!! [​IMG]
     
  2. SterlingAcres

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    They're very cute [​IMG] I'd say your guesses are right on... Except maybe the Dark Brahma. That one's a toss up for me.
     
  3. suburban farm girl

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    Hi Painted Meadows.

    I'm a newbie myself, and just the same I've learned a lot about EE's/Ameraucanas/Araucanas.

    Unless you purchased your chicks from a breeder, (and then you wouldn't have any questions about breed) your first three chicks pictured are all EE's.

    I also have 3 EE chicks (almost 2 weeks old now) and got myself quite confused because their leg color didn't seem to match the information others were sharing. I decided to wait and see. In a short time there have been A LOT of changes [​IMG] and now all three look like EE's - each with their own style of course.

    My best guess for your EE's is all pullets. And since I'm totally new to this, that means I've got a 50% chance of guessing right [​IMG]

    I'm totally clueless on the rest. [​IMG]
     
  4. mmajw

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    Can you get a little closer comb pics on your EE's??
    The first one looks like a Roo
    Have to see better pics of the others to tell though
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

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    In 4 more weeks, it will all be a lot clearer for you.
     
  6. PaintedMeadows

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    Thank you all. I will try to get better comb pictures or just wait for a few more weeks. I really hope the first one is a pullet though. It's my favourite! lol.
     
  7. purplepoen

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    The Austrolorp is almost surely a pullet [​IMG]
     
  8. PaintedMeadows

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    Thank you.. I was really hoping all the EEs were pullets but we seem to have a 50/50 guess so I will just have to wait and see and try not to get too attached! [​IMG]
     
  9. chicksinthemachine

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    Our EE's are about 10 weeks old and yours look like ours-all girls.
     
  10. mmajw

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    Quote:But are you sure you have girls???? That is the question?
     
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