Hens or Roos?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chick-chick gal, Dec 4, 2015.

  1. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    That's a boy, he's got male saddle feathers. If the bottoms of the feet are really as yellow as they look in that photo, he isn't Ameraucana.
     
  2. Jeff M

    Jeff M Out Of The Brooder

    I think it's probably just the light, his parents are both Blue Americauna and there are no other breeds in the coop, unless the hatchery sent me Franken-chickens [​IMG]
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    First one is a cockerel, but the other two look like pullets for now.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Number 1 is a cockerel. Numbers 2 & 3 appear to be pullets.
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on junebuggena's post.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    x3 on Junebuggena's post
     
  7. chick-chick gal

    chick-chick gal Out Of The Brooder

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    UPDATE:

    Number 1 is definitely a rooster. He started crowing today! He hatched on October 17th so he is only two months old. We haven't put the new one chicks in with the rest of our flock but he must have heard our other rooster and decided to give it a whirl. It's the cutest thing ever!
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    No surprise there. :eek:)
     
  9. chick-chick gal

    chick-chick gal Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah, I was pretty sure he was before I asked. But the crowing so early caught me off guard lol.
     
  10. hicksfamily

    hicksfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

    Roo, the tail feathers are what says it.
     

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