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Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by NurseDitmyer, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. NurseDitmyer

    NurseDitmyer Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello all! My husband and I are raising chickens for the first time. We have 7 birds. They are all 4 months old. We have 2 Rhode Island Reds, 2 Barred Rocks, 2 Americana's, and 1 Cornish Rock. We are raising them for eggs only, not for more chicks. We heard a crowing the other morning so it seems we have a rooster among us! We aren't sure which yet but we have our suspicions. I would like to post some pics and have some of you more experienced people tell me if I really have the above mentioned breeds and if anyone can tell which are hens and which are roosters. Thanks so much!

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  2. Muggsmagee

    Muggsmagee Menagerie Mama

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    Your Ameraucana is actually an Easter Egger ("mutt") and most definitely a handsome rooster!

    Edited to add...it is the white one with blue/green tail feathers I am referring to. The golden Easter Egger is a gorgeous female!
     
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  3. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I only see one roo, he is the top pic the EE in black and white. The rest look like very pretty girls.
     
  4. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I see 2 more EE's that aren't roos. The front one in the 3rd pic, and the light brown on in the 9th pic.
     
  5. Muggsmagee

    Muggsmagee Menagerie Mama

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    Quote:I see 2 more EE's that aren't roos. The front one in the 3rd pic, and the light brown on in the 9th pic.

    Whoops...I edited to specify which EE I was referring to, and didn't notice there were 2 golden EE's. Yes, both of which are girls. My bad.
     
  6. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To the OP, you have 3 "Ameraucanas" or Easter Eggers. 1 male and 2 female it looks like.
     
  7. kla37

    kla37 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pretty pretty flock! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. V Comb

    V Comb Chillin' With My Peeps

    You may know this but Cornish Rocks dont live long and are poor layers [​IMG]
     
  9. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Your Silver Easter Egger is the Roo ... [​IMG]
    Nice Looking Birds
     
  10. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Pretty birds! [​IMG] [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     

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