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Sexing 8 week old Ameraucanas?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ramona2, Jul 20, 2016.

  1. ramona2

    ramona2 New Egg

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    I have 8 week old Ameraucana chicks. The combs are redder than the photos show. Any help in sexing is greatly appreciated.


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    here is a shot of #1's back

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    This last picture compares chick #1 to a third chick that I believe is a pullet due to her narrower comb and classic pullet feathering.

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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Those are both pullets.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    pullets - Yippee!!
     
  4. ramona2

    ramona2 New Egg

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    Thank you for the welcome


    Oh goody, I hope you both are right.

    I was concerned as the first two chicks have broader combs and chick #1 has red patches showing on it's back.
     
  5. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm going to disagree and go with cockerels, judging by what looks to be triple rowed pea combs and I believe I see patches, I'm not certain though.
     
  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    All your Easter Eggers are pullets.
     
    Last edited: Jul 20, 2016
  7. ramona2

    ramona2 New Egg

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    I bought the chicks as vent sexed pullets.We have 3 votes for girls and one for a roo. If anyone else has an opinion, feel free to post. I will definitely post an update in a month or so with pics for anyone who is curious.
     
  8. bullets

    bullets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have any updated pics?
     
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  9. ramona2

    ramona2 New Egg

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    No, a bear ate them. :(
     
  10. bullets

    bullets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh no! I'm so sorry to hear that. :[
     

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