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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by boorae, Oct 14, 2013.

  1. boorae

    boorae In the Brooder

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    14ish week old Americana. Hoping hen, but thinking roo. Our adult Marans roo doesn't pay attention to her/him and 'it's' not crowing. Guesses? Thanks. [​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. boorae

    boorae In the Brooder

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    So I picked a soft photo:/. Trying another. [​IMG]
     
  3. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Songster

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    Sorry, but that's DEFINITELY a roo, no guessing about it.

    Also, he's not an Ameraucana - he's an Easter Egger mutt. Cute boy :)
     
  4. ClucksAndPeeps

    ClucksAndPeeps Songster

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    Agreed.
     
  5. Veer67

    Veer67 Songster

    x3
     
  6. tadpole98

    tadpole98 Songster

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    Roodoodle
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Sorry, but that's a cockerel..:(
     
  8. boorae

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    Yea, that's what I was afraid of. Interesting on the mixed Easter Egger. Still got a lot to learn. He is BEAUTIFUL, but this is a one Roo family and Doc the FBCM is entrenched! Thanks all! I appreciate it, even if it's not the news I wanted.
     
  9. Junibutt

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    Just curious as to what was so obvious that it was a roo? I can't tell from the picture!
     
  10. donrae

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    First, that much comb at that age is male.
    Second, the longer, yellowish (on this bird) feathers on then neck. The fact that they're longer and pointed than the rest of the feathers means male.
     

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