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Do I have ameraucana roosters!?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by GANANA, Jan 12, 2013.

  1. GANANA

    GANANA New Egg

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    I bought 3 ameraucana chicks (paid for pullets) in August from a hatchery and from pictures I have seen I now think 2 are roosters. They have very large plum tails with long feathers on their backs. The thing that is confusing me is they haven't started crowing at all and they do not have any spurs forming. One is getting kind of aggressive around my other hens. I just don't want a rooster because the last time I had one (RRI) it attacked my grandson and I just can't have that. Any ideas?
     
  2. morgan36

    morgan36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    do you have pics that would help
     
  3. Pics plz
     
  4. GANANA

    GANANA New Egg

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    I'll see what I can do tomorrow-I'm not very savvy that way!
     
  5. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    from the sounds of it you might, but pictures would help alot. Now on the roosters, RIR tend to be mean while ee's tend to be pretty clam and not aggressive to humans. so you might want to try one and just keep handling him so he's use to people [​IMG] good luck
     
  6. GANANA

    GANANA New Egg

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    Before i could get my technelogically impaired self out to take a couple pictures they started crowing! Great. Now I have to decide what to do and if I keep only 1, which one. I am just very leery of roosters since the last one I had attacked my 2 yr old grandson and really scratched him up. thanks for the help everyone.
     

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