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How many boys do you see

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Tarneebear1, Nov 29, 2015.

  1. Tarneebear1

    Tarneebear1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,
    I purchased 4 australorps currently around 5 weeks old and then seperatly 2 araucanas around 7 weeks old and was told they are all girls but I am not so sure but this is my first time owning chickens so I would love some feedback as roosters are not permitted where we reside.
    Thanks in advance
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  2. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The australorps are all males.
    The first araucana looks female, and the second, I'm leaning towards male.
     
  3. Tarneebear1

    Tarneebear1 Out Of The Brooder

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    That is not good for me [​IMG]
    My feeling was the 2nd araucana and the 1st australorp was male but to find out that 5 out of 6 are males I am not sure what to do.
     
  4. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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  5. Madisan

    Madisan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree
     
  6. rebrascora

    rebrascora Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm afraid I'm also seeing 5 probable males out of 6. That's pretty bad luck, especially when they were all sold as female! I hope, for your sake, that sale came with some sort of guarantee.

    Can't be sure about the first araucana as you can't really see it's comb from that angle but gut feeling is, it's a pullet.... it's really pretty!
     
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  7. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry, agree with all the above. That Ameraucana is very pretty, need a picture of the comb.
     
  8. Tarneebear1

    Tarneebear1 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm deverstated. i have a pic of them around 2.5 weeks old and 3 of the australorps have tails except the 1st one which I started to suspect was a boy.
    I have had them since they were a week old but can't believe at least 5 boys out of 6, I must have a neon sign on my forehead :(
     
  9. Tarneebear1

    Tarneebear1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Pic of the "only possible" pullet and 2nd pic is the australorps at about 2.5 weeks and except one (which is the first original pic) that I suspected might be male the rest have a tail and started to feather up.
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  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I agree with the others - sorry
     

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