This is it!!! They're coming to pick up tomorrow...need to know gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mags2009, Jul 28, 2010.

  1. mags2009

    mags2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some people that will take our roos, but I just don't know the gender of our Ameracaunas. Can you tell in these two? Also, any specific thing that would tell me for sure? They are 9 weeks old. Thank you... I need to know before tomorrow morning!!![​IMG] and next: [​IMG]
     
  2. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    Part the feathers on their backs and look for pointy stubs.
     
  3. oldchickenlady

    oldchickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry, I can't tell you. I don't have any of those kinds of chickens, but it seems like my RIR roo had an obviously larger comb and wattles compared to the hens at that age. Hope someone who really knows will let you know before morning.
     
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  4. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

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    Both look like EE pullets to me...
     
  5. mags2009

    mags2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are NOT EE's. They are TRUE Ameracaunas. What do I look for when I part the feathers? ALso, The grey one, has HUGE legs. Does that make a difference?
     
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  6. tberryer

    tberryer Out Of The Brooder

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    These are EE's so they don't have wattles. But looking at the comb, it sure does look red in these photos for being only 9 weeks. I'm guessing they're both roos. Are they fairly red? or almost a yellow, very pale pink? Then I would say pullet.
     
  7. Mommi3130

    Mommi3130 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both look like Pullets to me.
     
  8. mags2009

    mags2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are NOT EE's, just to let you know. I bought them as hatching eggs from a reputable breeder. Anyway, yes, the combs are red. That's what is throwing me off.
     
  9. mags2009

    mags2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Why do you think they are pullets?
     
  10. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

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    Here were some of my Ameraucaunas at 10 weeks...
    Below is my Roo Maximus at 10 weeks
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    10 week old pullet...
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