Is my Hen a Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ashmuddy, Oct 31, 2011.

  1. Ashmuddy

    Ashmuddy New Egg

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    I bought two araucana(americana) "pullets" this spring. First time ever having chickens. Recent events have led me to believe that my pretty girl is a boy. [​IMG] Here are some pictures.

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  2. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    100% roo. Beautiful one too.
     
  3. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Two things. It is an EAster Egger. Hatcheries sell them as Ameracaunas.. but they are easter eggers. Araucanas are rare and tailless.

    It is a cockerel/rooster. 100% sure.
     
  4. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

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    Definitely a cock, He sure is GORGEOUS!! [​IMG]
     
  5. Sjisty

    Sjisty Scribe of Brahmalot

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    Yup, pretty boy!
     
  6. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh yes, that's a cockerel. Are you able to keep him?
     
  7. Ashmuddy

    Ashmuddy New Egg

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    I don't have any restrictions and he is quieter than the neighbors dogs. No complaints yet.
    Guess I've been in denial. lol He is gorgeous though.
     
  8. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    You've got a gorgeous EE roo. [​IMG]
     
  9. Ashmuddy

    Ashmuddy New Egg

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    thanks! Now I'm worried if my other two are roos too. lol
     
  10. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Post pics! [​IMG]

    Yes, he's all boy.
     

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