Breed/roo??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by whychickens2, Feb 5, 2017.

  1. whychickens2

    whychickens2 Out Of The Brooder

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    Can someone please tell me if these two are roos. They were supposed to be wheaton Americana (not easter egger) females but now that they are 4 m old im doubting both breed and sex

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  2. whychickens2

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  3. GoldenFlight

    GoldenFlight Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Yes, they are both hens and I think you have the right breed also.
     
  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both are females for sure. Could be Wheaten Ameraucaunas. The one doesn't have quite as much of a bear and muffs as she should though. And the both don't have as much black in the tails as they should. The main tail feathers should be mainly black in Wheaten females. May change as they mature though. Feathers can change a lot in first few molts.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Positive they're both females, so that's a start.

    they're both wheaten-ish in color.

    Agree with gray farms, not sure about the quality of the Ameraucana part, if they're pure or not. Can't really tell from the pics.
     
  6. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Agreed.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed
     
  8. whychickens2

    whychickens2 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you!! This is a stupid question but what gives away that they are female. They are so bold acting and they walk really tall not so much like my other hens. I do think they were badly bred i wish i could get a better pic but they are always on the move lol.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with donrae
     
  10. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its all in the feathers. Especially with the Wheaten pattern. (not my birds, internet pics)
     
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