Gynandromorph Chicken

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Redcatcher, Sep 19, 2010.

  1. Redcatcher

    Redcatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2010
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    Updated photos. It is an it and it has no name other than PS.G-4 (for the fourth gynandromorph in the study.)




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  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    So is it male, female or both?

    I had an EE that had one leg green and one leg yellow and one side looked like it had rooster feathers and the other side not...

    Daddy is a Blue Wheaten Ameraucana, Mama a Cinnamon Queen.. here's what we got.

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  3. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    LOL,
    Every time I see this bird it reminds me of Two-face off of Batman.

    Chris
     
  4. Redcatcher

    Redcatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:It sounds like another gynandromorph to me. What happened to it and do you have a photo showing both sides? The are both male and female though some lean towards being more male or more female.
     
  5. coq au vin

    coq au vin Chillin' With My Peeps

    what?
     
  6. Celtic Hill

    Celtic Hill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is this a project your working on?
     
  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    That is a gorgeously unique and strange bird!!

    I've seen an Araucana before with one yellow, one willow colored leg. . . but that Cinnamon Queen cross also may be a Gynandromorph.
     
  8. Redcatcher

    Redcatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2010
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    Quote:Yes and no. This is a collaboration between myself and the biologists at the University of Edinburgh. These birds are female on one side and male on the other. It has been proven that in birds, every single cell in their body is either male or female, unlike mammals where sexual characteristic are dependent on hormones.
     
  9. Celtic Hill

    Celtic Hill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh
     
  10. jojo54

    jojo54 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] quite different and amazing!
     

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