Male or Female?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by fireman190, Jan 13, 2012.

  1. fireman190

    fireman190 In the Brooder

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    I have two what I think are Ameracaunas. Could someone verify excactly waht they are and if they are males or females.....I think I know but I am new to raising chickens and cant be sure. Also have an austrolorp pictured there as well, I think it is a female. Buff Orpington hiding. Any help would be appreciated.

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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    John looks like a young hatchery quality silver laced wyandotte roo.
     
  3. fireman190

    fireman190 In the Brooder

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    Forgot to add they are 4 months old, I need to know if they are roos, not sure I could keep them if they are, close neighbors and I dont want fertilized eggs.
     
  4. fireman190

    fireman190 In the Brooder

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    Wyandottes, really, a friend ordered from a hatchery and he said he asked for Ameracaunas, but I cant find any examples of ameracaunas that look like these. Thanks for the input.
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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    americunas dont come in that color and if ordered from a hatchery then they would be ee's as hatcheris dont sell pure americauna's. those 2 look like slw. and all of them are cockerels and the black one in the pic looks like a pullet
     
  6. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Crowing

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    they both slw roos the austrolorp looks like a pullet from what I can see
     
  7. tec27

    tec27 Songster

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    None of the chickens in this picture are ameraucanas. I know that for a fact. I also am very sure that the black chicken in the back is a pullet and the other two are roosters.
     
  8. Grumpypantsmomma

    Grumpypantsmomma Songster

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    Yep the two black and white are silver laced Wyandotte cockerels and the black one is a pullet! :)
     
  9. fireman190

    fireman190 In the Brooder

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    Thank you all for replying.....ummmm anyone in the Pittsburgh area want two roosters?! Please???? Unfortunately can't keep them, not looking to breed chickens. Will look to trade for two hens if I can. Thanks again all.
     
  10. fireman190

    fireman190 In the Brooder

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    Well I just should have waited 2 days......this AM I heard what I thought was a person on the side of my house...well it was the rooster crowing away!!!!
     

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