Rooster or Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jonesfms, May 23, 2019.

  1. Jonesfms

    Jonesfms Hatching

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    Morning, new to the group. We have had chickens for a few years, not much experience with Americaunas, thats what they ere labeled at Tractor Supply.. Wondering if this one is a Rooster? About 13 weeks old. Thanks
     

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  2. Evelyn Walker

    Evelyn Walker Chirping

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    Definitely a rooster, sorry. Not an Ameraucana.
     
  3. Jonesfms

    Jonesfms Hatching

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    Thanks. Would he be considered an easter egger?
     
  4. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    You have an EE. Handsome fella! ♥
     
  5. Evelyn Walker

    Evelyn Walker Chirping

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    EE's usually have a pea comb, like Ameraucanas, but they can sometimes have a single comb. So it's possible, but no way to know for sure (since he won't lay eggs).
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    :welcome Yes, he is an Easter Egger cockerel, and so is the bird in front of him in the second picture.
     
  7. BarnhartChickens98

    BarnhartChickens98 Crowing

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    Im thinking you have 2 cockerels, there are saddle and curved tail feathers there
     
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  8. chrissynemetz

    chrissynemetz Free Ranging

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    I would say you have a very good looking Easter egger cockerel. :)
     
  9. Jonesfms

    Jonesfms Hatching

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    I knew the one in front was, the one pictured had me wondering..
     
  10. CityslickerHomestead

    CityslickerHomestead Songster

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    I agree with everyone else, two Easter egger cockerels.

    My Tractor Supply got their chicks from Hoover’s Hatchery, and they only have “Americana” (note they removed the “u”) and listed them as “not for showing” which means they are mutts. I think hatcheries capitalizes on the name Americana, hoping novices like me won’t notice they are probably selling something like a legbar/Welsummer mix. Which is what mine looks like. It’s ok though. She’s a sweetheart and I can’t wait to see what color egg she will lay.
     
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