Calling All Ameraucana Experts!!! Is this a Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Celizwalsh, Aug 14, 2014.

  1. Celizwalsh

    Celizwalsh Chillin' With My Peeps

    S/He is about 15 weeks old and I thought it was a pullet but now the tail feathers are starting to look suspicious. Any thoughts?

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  2. Basskids08

    Basskids08 Chick Logging

    I know the tail feathers are long but it really looks like a pullet IMO! :)
  3. Celizwalsh

    Celizwalsh Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am hoping so ... Up until this week I was sure it was a pullet.

    this is a picture I took of him/her about two weeks ago
  4. Basskids08

    Basskids08 Chick Logging

    Does it have 1 row or 3 rows on its pea comb? If 1 than it's a pullet, if 3 than a cockerel!
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    At first glance I sure thought pullet, but I'm really not 100%. That comb looks a little large, and I'm not sure those aren't saddle feathers coming in. Looking again, I'm leaning toward pullet...sure hope that's right! I'd love to see pics again in a month or so, or when it crows or lays.
  6. cmchickens

    cmchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 9, 2014
    Bigfork, Montana
    I'm going to say with pullet. I don't see any obvious pointy saddle feathers, and while the comb is pretty red, it isn't very large at all.
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

    May 14, 2014
    It's not real easy to see (even blown up), but looking at the comb in the front facing pics, I think you have a pullet.
  8. Celizwalsh

    Celizwalsh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ok so I have 4 leaning towards pullet lol ... I REALLY hope we're right [​IMG]
  9. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2009
    the edge of insanity
    I see your dilemma! I'm on the fence. The tail is the only thing that makes me think rooster. Those are such dainty legs... I'll go with the majority and say hen!
  10. Celizwalsh

    Celizwalsh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks for all the input so far ... I will keep you guys updated as things progress [​IMG]

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