sex my americana this is my first of this,breed and i am unsure of the sex could use,some help its a

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  1. brownsflock

    brownsflock New Egg

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  2. NatureChica

    NatureChica Chillin' With My Peeps

    I've got some ameraucana myself and there's no way to accurately sex them til the tail feathers, saddle feathers, and boy traits come in....mine are 6 weeks and there's still no telling them apart...and yet the roos each know who they are. They're the jerks of the bunch who occasionally stare each other down in preparation for asserting dominance. Lol
     
  3. brownsflock

    brownsflock New Egg

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    Thank you
     
  4. NatureChica

    NatureChica Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yep, I put little bands on one ankle (nice and loose to accommodate growth) for anybody I see staring each other down and puffing out their scruff at each other. Those ones will be guaranteed boys.
     
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I was thinking of that myself one day. The males always can tell who is another male - regardless of age Just like wild birds - the Robins are always fighting (male to male I would assume) over territory and they are identical to the females. I don't think birds have a sense of smell - maybe it because both of them (males) are always looking for a fight.
     
  6. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Cute chick you have there.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. brownsflock

    brownsflock New Egg

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    Thank you i believe this will end up being my first lap chicken as well loves to be held and chirps like crazy when you put it down someone on here said male wheaten will have black or blue chest
     
  9. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. NatureChica

    NatureChica Chillin' With My Peeps

    I love the lap chickens. [​IMG] my chickens love my daughter and they tolerate me pretty well.
     

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