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Question abouts Araucana and Roosters

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by pwand, May 19, 2008.

  1. pwand

    pwand Songster

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    HI, I have some baby Araucana or Americana, I have never had these types of chickens before, I have seen on Roosters, they have the lacy type of tail feathers. Do females in this breed have these types of feathers? Thanks Emily

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  2. mmajw

    mmajw Songster

    Jan 31, 2008
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    How old are they?
     
  3. pwand

    pwand Songster

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    This one is 5 weeks 3days old.
     
  4. mmajw

    mmajw Songster

    Jan 31, 2008
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    Looks like a Pullet to me.
     
  5. herechickchick

    herechickchick Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
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    Where did you get them from?
     
  6. pwand

    pwand Songster

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    I got them at a chicken swap from a local farmer.
     
  7. SeaChick

    SeaChick Songster

    Apr 25, 2007
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    Is that a pure-bred Auraucana? Very pretty bird!
     
  8. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

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    Quote:Because it sure looks like it! (Rumpless)
     
  9. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    [​IMG] They don't really have Lacy tail feathers...

    Wait till around 8 weeks to take pic's for determining gender - 5 weeks is a little early.
     
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  10. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Quote:Because it sure looks like it! (Rumpless)

    Araucana don't have the beard - I "think" I'm correct and that chick would be a mix with something... What color are the chicks legs? Or perhaps an Ameracana (I can NEVER get the spelling right)
     
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