sexing ameraucana chicks?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kat1117, Feb 19, 2015.

  1. kat1117

    kat1117 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So i went to tractor supply today to get some feed and lord they had bens full of baby chicks already! I love to watch the babies and and my husband loves to watch me walk on by without taking a box full home. Well what kept me from bringing any home was the fact that the ones i wanted were unsexed. The pack read ameraucans unsexed may be roosters in what you pick. So would anyone give me some signs on markings or coloring that might say im a rooster dont pick me. I have 2 roos and dont need anymore but i would love to get a dozens hens. Any imput would be helpful and as soon as my husbands heads to work tomorrow im heading to tractor supply so please help.
     
  2. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You wont be able to tell until they are a lot older
     
  3. kat1117

    kat1117 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was hoping for something like pick the light colored ones or the ones with spots on their head but i do know they are about 4 days or so and its a gamble. But thanks
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    There are no ways to sight sex EE chicks this early. I'd wait until they get a sexed batch of pullets and buy then.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree.
     
  7. PoultryQueen101

    PoultryQueen101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are not pure ameraucana. They are EE

    They are too old any type of sexing at this point. So I I agree with donrae.
     
  8. ChickenPox

    ChickenPox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is no way to tell for sure, but I always look for the "narrowest" comb I can see. And I avoid the "whiter" ones and go for the brown ones. It's not fool proof, of course, but I've had pretty good luck with it!
     
  9. chickengirl1230

    chickengirl1230 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I hatch eggs and I sex them by their wings. If they are all the same length its a boy and if they have short feathers too and have a V shape in their wing, but this only works on 3 day olds with a fast feathering dad and slow feathering mom. You can also look at he crown size. Good luck and hope this helped ;)

    Taylor :jumpy
     
  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I also agree.
     

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