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Hen or Rooster

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by cehasz, Sep 23, 2014.

  1. cehasz

    cehasz Out Of The Brooder

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    Hen or Rooster? What are your votes?


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  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    With those red patches coming in on the shoulder, rooster.
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Hmmm I don't see any red on shoulders....tho I maybe see some hackle and saddle feathers but pics aren't close or clear enough.

    Can you get clear close up of the comb too?
    How old is it?
     
  4. cehasz

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    Here are some more pictures of him. It's hard to get detailed pictures because of the color and the camera I am using. It is about 4-5 months old and supposed to be an Ameracauna. I've never had an Ameracauna before so I can't say. It is significantly larger than it's older male counterpart.

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  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Yeah, that's a rooster. Saddle feathers and large comb.
    Don't think Ameraucana have that color pattern.
     
  6. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Definitely a rooster. And, I'd guess he's an Easter Egger, typically sold through hatcheries and feed stores as Ameraucanas.
     

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