Feed Store Amerucaunas - Trouble sexing?

Gemisso

In the Brooder
Apr 4, 2020
5
6
11
So these are my first city chickens, we aren't "allowed" roosters in the city limits but took a chance on TSC straight run Amerucaunas. We started with 6 and lost 1 that was at least two weeks younger than the rest of the batch, thanks TSC, so there are 5 left at almost 6 weeks old. My gut is telling me all roos, since they all have comb development and some redness. One has just little less development and red than the others, but like I said seems TSC had many ages in together. We didn't pick them. Hope these photos are good enough! And if anyone in western PA wants one of these friendly roosters feel free to PM me before they get to the dinner table!
Chick 1:
3 row comb
Definitely red comb
This is our alpha chick & he showed his comb coloring first!
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Chick 2:
3 row comb
Some pale pink to the comb
This one I have been back and forth about gender.
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Chick 3
Straight comb
Some color to it, squats when you pet it unlike all the others.
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Chick 4:
Straight comb
Little redder than #3 but has the smallest tail
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Chick 5:
Straight comb
Smaller comb with little to no color
My last hope at having a hen this go around, but is this just a less dveleoped roo due to TSC selling different ages?
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So let me know if I am wrong about them all being roos!
 

SurferchickinSB

Free Ranging
Feb 23, 2018
2,627
4,057
512
California
So these are my first city chickens, we aren't "allowed" roosters in the city limits but took a chance on TSC straight run Amerucaunas. We started with 6 and lost 1 that was at least two weeks younger than the rest of the batch, thanks TSC, so there are 5 left at almost 6 weeks old. My gut is telling me all roos, since they all have comb development and some redness. One has just little less development and red than the others, but like I said seems TSC had many ages in together. We didn't pick them. Hope these photos are good enough! And if anyone in western PA wants one of these friendly roosters feel free to PM me before they get to the dinner table!
Chick 1:
3 row comb
Definitely red comb
This is our alpha chick & he showed his comb coloring first!
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Chick 2:
3 row comb
Some pale pink to the comb
This one I have been back and forth about gender.
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Chick 3
Straight comb
Some color to it, squats when you pet it unlike all the others.
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Chick 4:
Straight comb
Little redder than #3 but has the smallest tail
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Chick 5:
Straight comb
Smaller comb with little to no color
My last hope at having a hen this go around, but is this just a less dveleoped roo due to TSC selling different ages?
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So let me know if I am wrong about them all being roos!
Those are not Americaunas, I don’t even know if they are Easter Eggers. They are really beautiful mix though.
 

Gemisso

In the Brooder
Apr 4, 2020
5
6
11
Those are not Americaunas, I don’t even know if they are Easter Eggers. They are really beautiful mix though.
Thanks, we know they aren't true Amerucaunas but also not bred for the blue/green eggs. So far they're an awesome breed, friendly and super funny! Avid sunbathers and dust bathers. Looks like we have dead chickens laying in the yard until they decide to dust around a little LOL!
 

5ChicksInTheCity

Chirping
Mar 6, 2020
90
332
73
I wouldn't worry if it wasn't the city, but we can't wait until they cock-a-doodle at 5am to find out. Won't buy unsexed chicks again since its looking like we had such bad luck!
I'm in the city also and mine are 5 weeks and a few days old. It's so nerve wracking waiting to see if they crow or not. I'm almost certain I have at least one roo but the optimist in me still has hope.

Good luck hope you have some pullets
 

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