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hen or rooster

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by foxcove4, Jul 2, 2008.

  1. foxcove4

    foxcove4 In the Brooder

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    I think this ameruacana is between 5-6 months. I was thinking it was hen, but I'm not so sure,
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  2. Lanissa86

    Lanissa86 Songster

    Mar 26, 2008
    San Antonio, TX
    I would say Hen, the Hackle feathers are not very long or pointy...and by this time I am sure you would have heard crowing if it were a Roo...unless you have one Shy roo!
     
  3. freerange freaks

    freerange freaks Songster

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    Did you raise it from a chick? Are you sure of it's age?
     
  4. knippk

    knippk Songster

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    It looks like a roo to me! Very pretty either way!
     
  5. freerange freaks

    freerange freaks Songster

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    I was thinking roo too. But the bird doesn't look that old to me. If it is 6 months, it should be either crowing or laying.
     
  6. mmajw

    mmajw Songster

    Jan 31, 2008
    Maine
    Roo Roo Roo [​IMG]
     
  7. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Songster

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    Looks like a 3-4 month old rooster to me.
     
  8. foxcove4

    foxcove4 In the Brooder

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    I'm not sure of it's age, I have some other chickens that I know are 4 months, dominiques and cuckoo marans, that are much smaller, so I was just making a guess by comparing size. It seems to grow a lot almost daily
     

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