Can an ameracauna hen be Blue?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ameracauna-momma, Jul 21, 2008.

  1. ameracauna-momma

    ameracauna-momma In the Brooder

    Jul 21, 2008
    Litchfield, CT
    I have a young 3 month old hen? that is very tall in comparison with her? sisters. She is also blue and red. I hope i named the colors right, a reddish color neck with that oily green black tail plumage. What are the chances she is a he? Can a female sport such colors? Are there any features that at this age would give her? away as a rooster that I can look for??
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Well, the way you described it, she sounds like an Easter Egger. I have blue and splash Ameraucanas, so Ameraucanas can be blue, but they dont have red in them. The tail plumage sounds like a cockerel, though. A picture would help.
    Last edited: Jul 21, 2008
  3. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Does not sound blue wheaton either.....I agree with SpeckledHen, its an EE.
  4. chickenfanatic

    chickenfanatic Songster

    Jul 19, 2008
    deming new mexico
    yup sounds like an easter egger but as for sex its hard to tell
  5. redkan

    redkan Songster

    May 15, 2008
    Central Maine
    ...a reddish color neck with that oily green black tail plumage...

    Sounds exactly like an "americauna" rooster I gave up. He was some sort of EE but with the red neck and green/black tail is still a roo.....​

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