Pearl or Earl? Blue Wheaten Ameraucana?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by robotcandy, May 19, 2009.

  1. robotcandy

    robotcandy New Egg

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    This was sold to us as an Ameraucana bantam, but we have no idea what type he/she is. Also any insight on the sex of this one? It's about 3 weeks old.
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  2. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Maine
    early, but I am going to say pullet, can't remember when my blue wheaten cockeral got his red shoulders etc...
     
  3. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    It looks like a pullet at this point, but I believe it is an easter egger.
     
  4. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Maine
    pips&peeps :

    It looks like a pullet at this point, but I believe it is an easter egger.

    Jean, you are so good, I missed the green legs [​IMG]
     
  5. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    But if you remember, the wheaten variety can have legs that look green for a few weeks while they are "getting their color".

    The color just seems off to me.

    True wheaten chicks are more creamy, not white and have more colors in their feathers.
     
  6. TriciaHowe

    TriciaHowe Mother Hen

    Nov 11, 2008
    High Springs, FL
    Looks like a beautiful little pullet [​IMG]
     
  7. Umbral_Necropolitan

    Umbral_Necropolitan Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks just like my bird Mist, when she was that age... She is getting brownish-red feathers on her wings now.

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  8. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Maine
    pips&peeps :

    But if you remember, the wheaten variety can have legs that look green for a few weeks while they are "getting their color".

    The color just seems off to me.

    True wheaten chicks are more creamy, not white and have more colors in their feathers.

    actually I don't think the wheatens I got from you had the green....but that seems so long ago [​IMG]
    I have only recently hatched a few from the blue wheatens and they are still fuzzy so I don't know, I will catch on some day [​IMG]
     

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