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The sex of my araucanas.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by xxash, May 3, 2016.

  1. xxash

    xxash New Egg

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    Hi, I got these two lovely araucanas and I feel like one might be a roo. It might also be too young to tell! They are roughly 5 weeks old. And still inside as we are starting to hit winter and I want to make sure they have all their feathers and will be warm!!
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] First picture is very likely of a cockerel.
     
  3. xxash

    xxash New Egg

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    Pooh that's what I thought
    "Miss lottie" is quite a lot bigger than "taffy" and their heads are quite different!
    The bottom picture is lottie again. But I'm not 100% sure what I'm looking at and how to tell them apart!
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    I'm not 100 % on that gender guess so don'[t give up just yet.
     
  5. xxash

    xxash New Egg

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    Here's some better photos!
    Thank you so much!

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  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    It's still a bit early for 'feather sexing'. Hackle and saddle feathers will become pointy on any cockerels as they mature.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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