help with gender of an Araucana

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Greedygoose, Jul 26, 2014.

  1. Greedygoose

    Greedygoose Hatching

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    I am very new to keeping chicken and don't have a clue what to look for when sexing chicken. ive got one Araucana which I hatched from an eggs, and pretty sure its a roo, due to the tail feathers by looking at other photos on the net.
    Can someone please confirm this before I give him to a friend of a friend.
    Hope the photo work as this is my first post.
    Thanks in advance.[​IMG]
     
  2. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Songster

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    You didn't state the age, but I concur.. it's a rooster.
     
  3. Firefighter Chick

    Firefighter Chick Songster

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    Beautiful color but doubting you on the breed. Saddle feathers look like a boy's
     
  4. Do you live in the USA? Our araucanas are rumpless and most have tufts.
     
  5. Greedygoose

    Greedygoose Hatching

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    No im in the UK. I keep reading that the UK Araucanas have different tail feathers, would this make a difference to you thinking this is a roo?
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    Definitely a rooster.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Breed doesn't matter, those saddle feathers always say rooster.
     

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