is this an Americauna pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Mekare, Jul 22, 2013.

  1. Mekare

    Mekare Chirping

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    I'm making an individual post for each of my chicks. The first paragraph on this post explains the background a bit.

    'Merica was 2 weeks old when we got her. She was about half baby feathers and half big kid feathers. She was said to be an Americauna but that may not be correct. The day we got her she had 3 little feathers standing up on the top of her head. Those three little feathers grew and recruited some friends and it's now a full blown mohawk that gets bigger every day! She's the best flyer in the group. She's growing by leaps and bounds. She didn't like being handled much at the beginning but is warming up to us. She seems to be covered almost entirely in big kid feathers now and at three weeks we started to notice long, whitish, superfine feathers all down her neck. Do you think she's Americauna and if so what's her mix? Also, do you think she's a she? Thank you :)

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  2. It's very hard to say. She is not a pure breed Ameraucana, but she may still lay blue/green eggs. That crest throws me off!
     
  3. Mekare

    Mekare Chirping

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    Thank you. I know. I tried looking at pics online of different breeds to get some guesses but I couldn't find anything with those markings AND a crest. You think she's a girl?
     
  4. Yes, I would say pullet. The comb looks very pale, and the bird just looks pullety!
     
  5. Mekare

    Mekare Chirping

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    Haha, I like that word ... pullety. :)
     
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  7. Mekare

    Mekare Chirping

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    Could she be part Golden Polish or is that wishful thinking?
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Do you know where the chicks came from? Unless it was a hatchery, personally I'm thinking you have some barnyard mix birds.
     
  9. Mekare

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    I don't know where the girl bought them.
     
  10. flockmomma

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    Does that comb have multiple ridges? Not a pea comb like my EE and such have, that is for sure. What kind of comb would that be called? It is so pointy, not a straight comb.
     

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