What gender are my chickens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chickenwomen7, Feb 1, 2014.

  1. Chickenwomen7

    Chickenwomen7 New Egg

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    Our chickens are about 15 weeks old and we haven't gotten any eggs they are ameracaunas and we want to know what gender they are. Is there any way to tell?
     
  2. hope4rainbow

    hope4rainbow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they from a hatchery or breeder? If you post pics, bunches of people here can help you!! Have you looked at the easter egger sexing tips and tricks thread? What colors are they?
     
  3. PioneerPrincess

    PioneerPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It would help if you could post photos. : ) I know for Easter Eggers (or ours, at least) it took some time before they started laying- I'd say about six months or longer. Here's a diagram that might help. :)
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  4. Chickenwomen7

    Chickenwomen7 New Egg

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  5. Chickenwomen7

    Chickenwomen7 New Egg

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    they are from a breeder
     
  6. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    I see 4 roosters. 2 red hens and pic #4 is a hen. And they are Easter eggers.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Your birds look more to be a mix of breeds, with some Easter egger background. I can't see the combs well enough to say for sure, but all your hens may not carry the blue/green egg gene, you may get brown or cream colored eggs from them.

    If you bought the birds as all pullets (females), you need to contact the seller and have them make it right. If you bought the birds as pure bred Ameraucanas, and paid a higher price for a pure bred, you need to contact the seller and have them refund you some $.

    For backyard chicken keepers that just want colored eggs, Easter Eggers are usually the way to go, you don't need purebred Ameraucanas.
     
  8. KieksterChicken

    KieksterChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The two that are white & gray brown flecked with brown wing patches are for sure EE roosters. You won't find that color pattern with the brown wing patches on an EE pullet. Very pretty roos btw. : )
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    The only hens I see are the two red ones and the bird in fourth photo.
     

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