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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by salsss, Jul 2, 2016.

  1. salsss

    salsss Chirping

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    Peanut is from the Aruacana/Americauna/pullet bin. Are all of these things wrong? I am sure two of three are. :) I think 5 of my 6 might be roosters. They are 9.5 weeks old.

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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    You have several Easter Egger pullets. I see no 'for sure' cockerels.
     
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  3. rottlady

    rottlady Songster

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    Americana is hatchery speak for Easter egger. They are the exact same bird. Not a breed just a type

    Araucana in the US have no tails

    Ameraucana is a real breed but only come certain colors and have muffs and beards here in the US
     
  4. rottlady

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    they all currently look like pullets from the photos but you'll know for sure in a few weeks
     
  5. salsss

    salsss Chirping

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    I really like Peanut! I also like Red, and the big boy here....the legs are huge and (s)he is larger than the others... These guys look okay? My cream leg bar rooster is crowing and he was born the same day. I wanted him to be the only boy!![​IMG]

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  6. rottlady

    rottlady Songster

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    Legbars crow early. My oldest started crowing at 7 weeks but my Barnevelder did not til 10/11 weeks and he still barely crows at 14 weeks
     
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  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    This is what I see also, everyone is female.
     
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  8. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Free Ranging

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    Peanut is a pullet. Actually, I don't see any that are screaming cockerel.
     
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  9. haycat

    haycat Chirping

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    I'm with everyone else...can't say one way or another. Nothing screams roo or hen. Any bumps (aka soon to be spurs) developing on his legs? That's always an early tell (after the early comb development). In the end time will tell, but waiting stinks!
     
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  10. rottlady

    rottlady Songster

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    not always. all 8 of my Delawares have spur bumps both boys and girls, the girls ones stay just bumps though
     

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