What breed and sex is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Lagniappe Alpacas, Feb 5, 2012.

  1. Lagniappe Alpacas

    Lagniappe Alpacas In the Brooder

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    I ordered a brown layer assortment and roos were included for packing.The breeds are listed below that were in the assortment and I ordered 3 Americuanas.They are just over 6 weeks old. Boy or girl and what breed? Thanks for your help.

    Breeds that could be included in this assortment are: Golden Buff, White Rock, Barred Rock, Speckled Sussex, Rhode Island Red, Black Australorp, Buff Orpington, Delaware, New Hampshire Rd, Black Jersey Giant, Silver & Golden Laced Wyandotte, Dominique, Columbian Wyandotte, Dark Cornish, Light Brahma, Partridge Rock.




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  2. anderson8505

    anderson8505 Peace, Love & Happy Chickens

    Looks like a Barred Rock, and a pullet. Barred Rocks have that coloring and comb, and the females are dark like that, if it were a cockerel, it would be lighter colored. Congrats! I love my BRs from a hatchery and they lay every day!
     
  3. Lagniappe Alpacas

    Lagniappe Alpacas In the Brooder

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    Barred Rock was my guess when we got the chicks. I have 3 of these and will be happy with them if that's what they are. Thanks for the help!
     
  4. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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    its a barred rock...oh your am's are actually ee's [​IMG]
     
  5. Lagniappe Alpacas

    Lagniappe Alpacas In the Brooder

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    Yes, on the EEs, but they were sold as Americaunas when I ordered, but I notice the hatchery changed that to EEs recently.
     
  6. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Songster

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    Doesn't matter. No hatchery sells pure Ameraucanas - when they can't spell the name correctly, that's the first tip they're mutts [​IMG]
     
  7. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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    hatchies misrepersent the breed of americaunas, i'm guessing to get a bigger profit off them
     
  8. Lagniappe Alpacas

    Lagniappe Alpacas In the Brooder

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    Thanks for the help everyone.
     
  9. anderson8505

    anderson8505 Peace, Love & Happy Chickens

    You're welcome, looks like you got a nice group of chicks. That BR is nicer looking than my hatchery chicks were! I still love mine tho--hatchery or no.

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    Last edited: Feb 6, 2012
  10. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Songster

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    Keep an eye on that comb - if it takes off and gets really red or much bigger in the next few weeks, it's a cockerel, regardless of feather color. It would really help if we could see the legs on your chicks. It's not poisonous to touch them, I promise [​IMG]
     

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