Is my Ameraucanas a rooster or hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Dengland09, Apr 4, 2018.

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  1. Dengland09

    Dengland09 Hatching

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    Hello, I have an Ameraucuna chicken that's about 6 weeks old and I am having the hardest time trying to tell if it's a hen or a rooster. Please help!! Thanks!!
     

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  2. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Crossing the Road

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    Age? Tail looks suspect for cockerel. Hard to discern saddle and hackle feathers on a white bird. Are they pointy or rounded?
     
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  3. jadip4

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    Welcome to BYC!! Still a little young yet and kinda hard to tell .. can you post picture of the face.
     
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  4. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Free Ranging

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    Can we get a shot of the comb, with the head up? The tail won't make a difference at this age, as they're molting out the juvenile feathers.

    Also, where did you purchase this chicken? I think its an EE, because of the green feet.
     
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  5. Chicken Bee

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    It may be a bit early to say for sure, but can you get a photo that shows its comb?
     
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  6. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    To young for saddle feather just yet. And 6 weeks is still a little young for pea combed breeds. A close clear pic of its head and comb may help.
     
  7. Dengland09

    Dengland09 Hatching

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    Almost 6 weeks old. As far as I can tell it's more round feathers than pointed.
     
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  8. Dengland09

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  9. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Free Ranging

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    So far, I'm going to say pullet, but I'd check back in a couple more weeks.
     
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  10. lazy gardener

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    Pretty bird. That's a whole lot of comb for a 6 week old EE pullet. I'm gonna guess male, BUT, it's really too early to make an educated guess.
     
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