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Sexing a black Americauna

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by soratos, Feb 23, 2014.

  1. soratos

    soratos In the Brooder

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    The tail feathers on this little one are leading me to think Roo. Need help and opinions please! [​IMG][/IMG]
     

  2. soratos

    soratos In the Brooder

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  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    It's really too early to say for sure. Best indicator is usually how many rows the pea comb has--single row is female, triple rows is male.
     
  4. Farmer Viola

    Farmer Viola Songster

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    looks like a pullet to me, need more time to tell [​IMG]
     
  5. red horse ranch

    red horse ranch Crowing

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    The chick looks like a female Australorp to me and they do have long tail feathers. How old is it?
     
  6. soratos

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    Now 4-6 weeks old[​IMG]
     
  7. I say female (based on comb). Where did you purchase it? Did they say it was an ameraucana? A lot of places sell EEs as Ameraucana. Even if it's an Australorp, I still say female based on comb. My 4 week Olds both have bigger combs than that (pea comb and single combs)
     

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