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 Out Of The Brooder

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    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??
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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    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.
     
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  3. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Does not sound blue wheaton either.....I agree with SpeckledHen, its an EE.
     
  4. chickenfanatic

    chickenfanatic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yup sounds like an easter egger but as for sex its hard to tell
     
  5. redkan

    redkan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ...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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