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do you guys know if this is a hen or a rooster thanks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kittyo74, Aug 18, 2013.

  1. kittyo74

    kittyo74 Out Of The Brooder

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    have been calling her/him maggie very pretty but am just curious if it is a hen or a rooster thanks
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  2. fuzziecreatures

    fuzziecreatures Chillin' With My Peeps

    Maggie
     
  3. kittyo74

    kittyo74 Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Easter egger hen, looks like she may lay green or blue eggs.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Thats an Easter Egger hen.
     
  6. kittyo74

    kittyo74 Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks was told she is an ameracaunna but i believe they r classed as EE
     
  7. K Spot

    K Spot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ameraucanas are purebred birds, bred to a Standard of Perfection.

    Easter Eggers (or EE's) are a crossbred chicken bred for their coloured eggs; be it blue, green, pink etc.
     
  8. kittyo74

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    ok thank you for correcting me i am new to all this Maggie was hatch as an egg that came from a hatchery labeled as an ameracauna. so was the hatchery wrong? i am just asking so that i know thank you
     
  9. K Spot

    K Spot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hatcheries don't sell purbred Ameraucanas. You can really only get them from reputable breeders.

    The way hatcheries get away with it, is calling them Americanas (notice the different spelling).
     
  10. kittyo74

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    yes thank you i do i didnt know this thanks for the info
     

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