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my arucana

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by loreen2016, Jun 7, 2016.

  1. loreen2016

    loreen2016 New Egg

    Jun 7, 2016
    Hi can someone tell me if my araucana is female or male. 6 months old and hasn't laid eggs or crowed....[​IMG]
  2. rey101

    rey101 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 27, 2016
    It isn't an aracana because it has a tail and it looks like hen
  3. RhodeRunner

    RhodeRunner Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 22, 2009
    Ashtabula, Ohio
    You do have an Araucana. Us American's don't tend to recognize the UK Araucana. In the United States the Araucana breed is tufted and rumpless. In the UK they have tails and crests.

    That is a hen. A rooster would be crowing at that age, and would also be displaying nice shiny and pointed saddle and hackle feathers.

    Not all breeds are mature and start laying at six months. Many wait until 7 - 8 months. I would keep an eye on your nesting box, those eggs should start coming soon.
  4. rey101

    rey101 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 27, 2016
    Sorry didn't know about the UK breed now I know

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