What gender are these blue wheaten ameraucanas?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rirbrahma, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. rirbrahma

    rirbrahma Chirping

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    They are 6 weeks old.

    Both of them

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    Chick 1-More feathered out Smaller than chick 2. Thinking pullet?

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    chick 2-bigger than chick 1. Thinking roo?

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  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Crowing

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    a comb shot might help
     
  3. rirbrahma

    rirbrahma Chirping

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    Okay, Will do!
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I'd say 1 cockerel and 1 pullet. Comb shot would confirm.
     
  5. rirbrahma

    rirbrahma Chirping

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    Yay!! I'll try to get pic up today!
     
  6. Featherland

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    You are correct.
     
  7. rirbrahma

    rirbrahma Chirping

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    Correct about thinking 1 pullet & 1 roo? Thanks :)

    Sorry, could get the pics today. My camera has mood swings.
     

  8. jeremy

    jeremy CA Royal Blues

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    You have a pair.

    I don't think they are pure Blue Wheaten though, they seem to be too orange colored, especially the pullet. They look to me like what I might expect from a Blue Wheaten X Buff pairing.

    Are you sure they're pure Ameraucanas? Where did you get them?
     
  9. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I thought the same Jeremy, but since I don't raise them, I didn't mention it.
     
  10. rirbrahma

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    I bought them from la mike. He has the real stuff. :) it may be the lighting.
     

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