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Can you help with sexing Aracaunas?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Hooterville, Nov 1, 2008.

  1. Hooterville

    Hooterville Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi all,
    This time I need help sexing my Aracaunas hatched from Jody's eggs. They are six weeks old and I have several rumpless, and then 1 with just 1 tuft. The two dark ones are amazing in the sunlight!

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    I have no idea how to id aracaunas. Any tips?

    Thanks!
     
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    The boys typically get 3 rows of bumps on their combs, so they appear wider than the girls. The female combs pretty much stay a single row of bumps on the peacomb. It is a little tough to say on the pics, as the combs aren't real clear. You can probably see that better in person. Also, you can check to see if anyone is getting any pointy saddle feathers yet.

    Jody
     
  3. Hooterville

    Hooterville Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks, Jody--that helps alot! I'll see what I can find out today by looking at their combs.
     
  4. americana-chick

    americana-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i cant really tell from your pictures, but i think they might all be pullets..
     
  5. Hooterville

    Hooterville Chillin' With My Peeps

    OH my gosh! [​IMG] All pullets would be like winning the lottery!!
     

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