What are these?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by no roosters, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. no roosters

    no roosters Out Of The Brooder

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    I purchased these four chickens yesterday. The guy I got them from said they are Americauna pullets. He said he ordered all pullets. Can anyone tell me if these infact Americaunas and pullets. Thanks for any help.[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. mother o' chicks72

    mother o' chicks72 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 21, 2011
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    They are easter eggers, or what hatcheries call ameracuanas. It is very very unlikely you would get an actual ameruacana from a hatchery. they are all pullets
     
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  3. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    They are Easter Eggers. not amerecanas. hatcheys sell Easter Eggers that they call Amerecanas. soo far they look like all pullets.
     
  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    if he ordered them from a hatchery, they're ee's how old are they?
     
  5. no roosters

    no roosters Out Of The Brooder

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    I was told they are about 10 week old.
     
  6. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    They are all EE pullets. A pretty spectrum of colors too!
     
  7. tuesdays chicks

    tuesdays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    don't want to be a party pooper but i'm a bit skeptical about the dark faced 1 being a pullet, the comb looks a bit pink to me compared to the rest, but no expert here.
     
  8. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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  9. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    She has a duckwing-based pattern so the rose breast = 100% certainty of female. I have one that looks a lot like her.

    They look like pullets to me.
     
  10. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Males can have it too, but not unless they have deep black marks in the wings, tail, and neck with eventual deep red shoulders and back. Basically they have "sections" of color instead of patterning or penciling throughout the main body and tail.



    ETA - I think you already know but you do have a cockerel on the far right first photo and background left fourth..
     
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