Is this a Roo or No

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LauraSBale, Aug 25, 2008.

  1. LauraSBale

    LauraSBale Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ok
    I posted this chick before, Now i'm updating pics, taken today, to see you guys think

    I order 3 Americauana's and the guy in the pics below, is rumples, and has no Cheek feathers like the other 2 girls and they have tail feathers

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    IN THE PIC BELOW IS ONE OF THE GIRLS, she is behind him she is lighter tan color WE GOT THEM AT THE SAME TIME THEY WERE JUST A COUPLE DAYS OLD

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  2. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2008
    Gila, New Mexico
    Based on the comb, I'm guessing a roo... pretty!
     
  3. lacymarie0526

    lacymarie0526 Out Of The Brooder

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    roo!
     
  4. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are they?
     
  5. LauraSBale

    LauraSBale Chillin' With My Peeps

    there about 7 1/2 weeks now.

    I am wondering about the fact there is no Cheek feathers yet, the other 2 girls have lots of cheek feathers. since they are Americauana's
     
    Last edited: Aug 26, 2008
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Cockerel. And sometimes they are beardless. Even from my normal Ameraucanas, I hatched a few without them. It's one reason I knew I needed new breeding stock if I was going to continue with them.
     
  7. LauraSBale

    LauraSBale Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:do think it may be a mutated gene, or just a gene defect
     
  8. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Wow. I've got an EE that had a comb and little wattles very much like this; I thought it was a roo forever, but it's ended up to be a pullet.
     
  9. LauraSBale

    LauraSBale Chillin' With My Peeps

    Wynette,
    I guess it's a waiting game to see if get crowing or eggs [​IMG]
     
  10. Gazinga

    Gazinga Chook Norris

    Im betting its a roo
     

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