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Guessing Game

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NSChickenMamma, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. NSChickenMamma

    NSChickenMamma In the Brooder

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    To continue the guessing game on the sex of the chicks.
    Here is a 6 week old Australorp and 6 week old Americauna

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    Bigfoot
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    Bigfoot
     

  2. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Songster

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    Bigfoot is actually an easter egger - nothing wrong with that! It's just commonly confused because the hatcheries label them incorrectly.

    Bigfoot is a pullet, as she has distinctive pullet color/pattern. Because she is an EE rather than a purebred Ameraucana, there is a chance she will lay pink, green or even brown eggs rather than blue.

    I don't know about your australorp. Nothing looking rooish at this point. Where did you get them? Were they sexed?
     
  3. NSChickenMamma

    NSChickenMamma In the Brooder

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    They were unsexed when I got them from a local breeder.
    Hopefully Bigfoot will lay any other colour but brown or white eggs. The egg colour was the reason my daughter chose this bird.

    I was thinking that these 2 were pullets. Now to figure out the Houdans !
     
  4. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Crowing

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    I say all pullets. You got very lucky.
     
  5. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Songster

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    Both pullets! [​IMG]
     

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