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Is my 14 week old "Ameracauna" a hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by arwensmom, Mar 24, 2016.

  1. arwensmom

    arwensmom Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought 6 chicks from this lady who sold them to me as Ameracauna pullets. Well 3 out of the 6 turned out to be roosters...haha. and this one doesnt even look like an Ameracauna. She's always been a bit bigger and has no beard or muffs. Do you all think she is a hen? She makes a weird cawing sound but acts like a hen. Hope she is, good grief!

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  2. 2chicksagain

    2chicksagain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, that one actually IS a hen [​IMG]
     
  3. 2chicksagain

    2chicksagain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No idea what breed, it is probably a mix. (no beard)
     
  4. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Still looks like an Easter Egger to me. I breed non bearded EEs, folks around here prefer them without beards :)

    And your non bearded bird is a cockerel. Pullets dont get those rust red patches...
     
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  5. 2chicksagain

    2chicksagain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, my hens have rusty red patches on them too...[​IMG]
     
  6. 2chicksagain

    2chicksagain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wait....
     
  7. 2chicksagain

    2chicksagain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oops.. that's my rooster [​IMG]
     
  8. arwensmom

    arwensmom Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow, i had a gut feeling about this. I sure wish i had the contact info for this woman i bought them from. So unhappy right now. 4 out of 6...and she told me she had sexed them all. :-(
     
  9. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    sorry about that, sucks. I've had it happen to me a lot, wrong breeds, one time all 4 of mine were wrong breeds! Worst part about raising chickens has to be waiting until you know 100% boy or girl, atleast IMO.
     
  10. 2chicksagain

    2chicksagain Chillin' With My Peeps

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