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My baby Ameraucanas hens or roos? What color?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Mesa, Mar 6, 2009.

  1. Mesa

    Mesa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are form Wheaten/ Blue Wheaten eggs, and they are 5 weeks old hatched from Jeans beautiful eggs!
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  2. Mesa

    Mesa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Come on... I can take it. I know they are roo's I just wanted someone to say "Hey that one there may be a pullet!" ROFL
     
  3. soonerdog

    soonerdog Chillin' With My Peeps

    Those are very nice birds. They are roosters! I can tell because they are already showing a great deal of black feathering about their body area. If they were females they would be of a light beige color for the majority of their body. Also, they are of the wheaten color variety. You will notice as they mature their breast area will completely feather in with black feathers and their legs will gradually turn blue/slate. If they were of the blue wheaten color variety they would have blue feathering instead of black mixed among the red feathering. I'm getting some of Jean's eggs also!
     
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  4. Mesa

    Mesa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! LOL that figures.... I thought if I had all roos maybe they'd at least me Blue Wheatens instead of Wheaten.

    I have batch 2 of Jeans eggs in the bator now, due to hatch in a week. Hopefully I'll get a pullet or two outta them. Someone send me Blue Wheaten vibes.......
     
  5. Tailfeathers

    Tailfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chicken Lickin, I got great news for you! Those are NOT roosters!!

    Umm, they are cockerels! LOL Sorry, just couldn't help myself after reading your comments! ROFL!!

    Oh, and btw, they are both Wheaten Cockerels.

    God Bless,
     
  6. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    Yep, the male of the species............
     
  7. Mesa

    Mesa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everyone.
    My baby boys are just too stinkin adorable.
     

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