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New chick big comb o boy or girl

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SoldierSailor, Dec 3, 2015.

  1. Beth

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  2. Barney

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  1. SoldierSailor

    SoldierSailor Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi All,

    We just got a new ameraucana chick a couple days ago we named her Beth.

    She is settling in fine and really is a pretty chick.

    Anyway, We got to looking at her comb and got a little worried that Beth may be Barney.

    I searched the internet and the pictures were not to much help.

    take a look and tell me what you think---Beth or Barney????
    Here is her pictures

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  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Hi there! That early comb development may indeed be an indication that it is a cockerel. I also wanted to let you know that with that single comb, it is not an ameraucana either :(
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    I'd say its a boy also.

    CT
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I'm leaning toward a cockerel as well. :eek:(
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Probably a cockerel.
     
  6. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
  7. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Agreed.
     
  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    That's not an Ameraucana. It's very young to be certain, but it might be a boy.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think cockerel also
     
  10. SoldierSailor

    SoldierSailor Out Of The Brooder

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    Easter egger mutt???

    We took Barney back to the feed store where we got him and
    Got two hens.

    Another chicken person was there and pointed
    Out telltale signs to look for. Not always 100 percent correct but helpful.
    I'm in town and my subdivision says no roos[​IMG]
     

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