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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Michele S, Jan 16, 2011.

  1. Michele S

    Michele S In the Brooder

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    This bird is part Americauna and Austrolorp. Five weeks old.

    The rest of these birds were left on my doorstep in a box. They are five week old too. I know two of them are Turkens.


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    Are they all roosters, so I can shoot myself now?
     

  2. Hollywood Chickens

    Hollywood Chickens Songster

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    all are roos except the last 2 and maybe the 2nd one.
     
  3. Michele S

    Michele S In the Brooder

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    Ugh. Looks like we'll be eating a lot of chicken at Easter. [​IMG]
     
  4. pkw

    pkw Songster

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    The second one and the last 2 are pullets and the rest are cockerels.
     
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    The first one is a pullet, and in no way part Ameraucana. It would need a beard and muffs as well as a pea comb.

    The second is a splash colored bird, not sure what breed or cross. It is a pullet though.

    Third is a cockerel, almost looks to be a Sex Link.

    Fourth is a Naked Neck cockerel.

    Fifth is a Leghorn cockerel.

    Sixth is an Easter Egger pullet, seventh is a Turken x (likely Silkie) pullet.
     
  6. banjoejoe4783

    banjoejoe4783 VILLAMIL FARMS

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  7. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

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    Quote:I am going to disagree, the first is a cockeral, I also believe the second one to be a cockeral(edited to say I saw it in the background of the 1st pic, better view Its most likely is a pullet). Hard to tell with it being white and not seeing the comb well. The last two are pullets
     
    Last edited: Jan 16, 2011

  8. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Songster

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    ok, first, The Beard/muffs & peacomb is a stereotype and is not entirely true or reliant. However I agree that it is not an Easter Egger. It is a cockerel though...
     
  9. Hottchick

    Hottchick Songster

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    I have no guesses but wanted to say, I have never heard of a visit from the Chicken Fairy before!
     
  10. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Songster

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    I think # 1 is an Australorp, not mixed with Americana or EE. I am very sure it is a rooster. #2 may be a pullet. The two in the last pic are pullets.
     

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