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Is This Ameraucana a Blue Wheaten Pullet or a Splash Wheaten Cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AUChickenGal, Jul 19, 2019.

  1. AUChickenGal

    AUChickenGal Songster

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    Almost 10 weeks old. When it first started feathering in, I assumed a pullet. But the red splotches and comb development suggest cockerel to me now. Is Delilah really a Samson? I know the photos aren’t ideal, but it’s not fond of me right now, so this is the best I could do. Starting to suspect the Favuancana behind it in the first photo might also be a cockerel, but I’m not as concerned with that one just yet.

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  2. CountryFlock

    CountryFlock Songster

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    Splash Wheaten Cockerel
     
  3. cstephens1987

    cstephens1987 Songster

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    That's a cockerel
     
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  4. AUChickenGal

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    Wow. That was fast! Thanks! I'm excited about this; I really wanted a splash cockerel and was disappointed when I thought I ended up with three pullets out of three straight run chicks. I know that doesn't happen much around here!
     
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  5. cstephens1987

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    That comb at 10 weeks is unmistakably male
     
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  6. chrissynemetz

    chrissynemetz Free Ranging

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    I would agree, it looks like a cockerel. :)
     
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