Lavender Amercaunas-Gender Help!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LoriL, Aug 14, 2014.

  1. LoriL

    LoriL Chillin' With My Peeps

    Who wants to take a guess as to gender of my two 15 week old Lavender Amercaunas? The top photo is Chicken #1, and the next two are Chicken #2. I'm hoping that #1 at least may be a pullet, but feel pretty confident that #2 is a rooster (sadly for me, as roosters must go). Hackle feathers are narrower and pointier on #2, but both look like they have saddle feathers like a male. I don't have any other Amercaunas to compare these two to. Thanks for any help!

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  2. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like two roos to me
     
  3. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry, have to agree with sunshine.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Both cockerels.
     
  5. cmchickens

    cmchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At 15 weeks? I think cockerels.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X5 on both cockerels. Sorry.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Both are roosters.
     
  8. LoriL

    LoriL Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sigh. Thanks for your help, everyone. Neither one has a decent cock-a-doodle-do yet, but I'm expecting it anytime. They are so lovely, I was really hoping to be able to keep at least one of them. Will be very sad to have to rehome both! I took a chance with getting these chicks from a breeder this time instead of a hatchery, hoping for better quality birds, but probably have to go back to the hatchery for a better shot at getting pullets next time. If anyone near Wichita, KS needs a couple handsome young roosters, let me know. You all are a great source of help to me-thanks again!
     

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