Help please! male or female!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Gosnellfamily04, Dec 8, 2015.

  1. Gosnellfamily04

    Gosnellfamily04 Out Of The Brooder

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    We are new to raising chickens and have got three 14 week old babies mix between rode island reds and Ameraucana.. I can not tell at all by their feathers or cones as people have suggested.. what do I need to post pictures of to help determine?[​IMG]
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Profile shots showing the neck, side, and tail would help. The bird to the left is a cockerel - not certain about the other two.
     
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    Gosnellfamily04 Out Of The Brooder

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  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Those birds all have yellow legs. True Ameraucana have white skin. White skin is dominant. I'm guessing your Ameraucana is a hatchery Easter Egger.
    Photos that show the full body of each bird, in natural lighting will help. By 14 weeks, the males should have some visible male feathering on the back, shoulders, or neck.
     
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    Ah I didn't know this, that was just what we were told when we bought them. We are still trying to study up and figure out everything. So do you think they will be good egg layers?
     

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