Help with sexing ameraucana chicks?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Shaunassy, Jun 20, 2016.

  1. Shaunassy

    Shaunassy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,
    I recently bought 6 ameraucana chicks straight run from a local breeder and am curious as to whether anyone could help me identify whether they think they will be roos or hens. They are only 5-6 weeks old and i know it can be hard to sex this breed but I can hardly wait to know their gender! Is it to early or by looking at their combs can you tell? Here are some pics of each of them. Thank you:)

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  2. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    they are still a little too young to tell
     
  3. Shaunassy

    Shaunassy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats what i feared. Im just so excited to know. I have a mixed flock of 9 year and a half old heritage breeds and i swear i could tell what gender they were at that age. But thank you for replyimg have a great night! :)
     
  4. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    i know i want to be able to sex my chicks the second i get them but i have to wait.
     
  5. puffypoo22

    puffypoo22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Shaunassy

    Shaunassy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That makes me happy to hear though i hope all of them are pullets as at the moment i cant keep any roosters where i am currently living. Also im wanting pullets to lay, even with my 9 hens who all lay wonderfully supplying me with 4 dozen eggs a week, i cant keep up with egg sales.
     
  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Chick #4 is Wheaten, so can be sexed by color. The black feathering on the chest is specific to males.
     
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  8. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    it'll be easier to tell when their tail feathers come in
     
  9. Shaunassy

    Shaunassy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So the other two wheaton are female then?
     
  10. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    If the chest feathers are cream in color, than yes.
     

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