Lavender Ameraucana : Guesses on age? Quality? Etc.

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by KristyAz, Jun 26, 2011.

  1. KristyAz

    KristyAz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a picture of my Lavender Ameraucana. I purchased her from the Padilla's in Goodyear, AZ, they are breeders and are members of ABC. She is supposed to be about 6 months old now (I've had her a few months).

    Her legs are very long. She doesn't seem to be filling out like I would think she would be at this age. Wondering if she may be younger than I thought.

    What do you think about her? She is a HER right? How is her color? Any comments/critique is appreciated.

    Thank you!


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  2. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:thats a splash not a lavender
     
  3. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:thats a splash not a lavender

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  4. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ameraucana take long time to mature
     
  5. chickendales

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  6. TK Poultry

    TK Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Well she's definately a splash. At a first glance at the picture I thought that she was a he but you said she was laying. What color are the eggs? If she is 6 months I would think she would be filled out and I find it odd that a 6 month old Ameraucana is laying. I find that they lay much later. If I were you I would pull out her wing and look at the area around the tail. if there are stringy long feathers then you she became a he. and that would explain the lack of filling out.
     
  7. KristyAz

    KristyAz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:No, she isn't laying yet. oh boy, I hope she isn't a boy.
     
  8. chickendales

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    Quote:Well she's definately a splash. At a first glance at the picture I thought that she was a he but you said she was laying. What color are the eggs? If she is 6 months I would think she would be filled out and I find it odd that a 6 month old Ameraucana is laying. I find that they lay much later. If I were you I would pull out her wing and look at the area around the tail. if there are stringy long feathers then you she became a he. and that would explain the lack of filling out.

    i say it boy tooo
     
  9. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Splash roo.
     
  10. TK Poultry

    TK Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:No, she isn't laying yet. oh boy, I hope she isn't a boy.

    I believe that is what you have. That would explain the long dinosaur teenage Ameraucana legs. He seems to be of nice quality and seems to have a nice tight comb. PLUS good splashing.
     

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