Lavender Araucana 10 weeks old is it a Roo or hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Pheobe_nz, Feb 21, 2010.

  1. Pheobe_nz

    Pheobe_nz In the Brooder

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    Hey guys me again
    Confused with this Lav Araucana
    Really looked like a hen but is now looking a bit redder is this due to age now
    10 weeks old

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  2. kezabel

    kezabel Songster

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    looks like a girl to me, no spurs developing
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator

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    I'm not positive, but I say boy. The first pic looks like pointy saddle feathers.
     
  4. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    I think it's a cockerel. The tail feathers are already pretty long for his age.
     
  5. Pheobe_nz

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    Tail feathers are same length as the pullets I know for sure
    and the feathers are rounded not pointy
    Its just the red around the face that had confused me but with araucanas this is common right?
    The tail feathers are about 1/3 the size of the white araucana I have on other thead his are very long!
     
  6. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Songster

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    Defiantly a pullet. The comb and waddles (or where they are supposed to be) will become a brighter red with age and before they began to lay.
     
  7. Pheobe_nz

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    any other votes on sex
    Im still thinking pullet but will take more front on pics
     
  8. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco

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    Give it another 10-weeks, just to be certain. It is a very pretty bird either way. My first instinct was cockerel though.
     
  9. Magicbubble

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    Was it A boy?
     
  10. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Crowing

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    Whatever it is its not a araucana as it has a partial crest and a tail
     

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