What gender is this chicken?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MasonHills, Jun 22, 2017.

  1. MasonHills

    MasonHills In the Brooder

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    Hello! My name is Mason and I am trying to find out the gender of this 8 week old chick. I have been almost positive that she was a hen for the entire time Ive had her, but the last two days she has crowed. It wasnt a full on crow but a half crow and was very quiet compared to a older rooster. Both were at 9:30 am and only when people were outside looking at her. I know hens can crow but I dont know about this age. There is one other bird her age that I have that we are 95% sure is a roo and we had believed he was the one crowing but we were wrong. I do not know what breed she is because I hatched her myself. All I know is that her mother is a silver laced wyandotte and the father is either a lemon blue ameraucana or a part chantecler. I have pictures of her crown, wattles, tail feathers, and her hackle feathers and can get anymore pictures that anyone needs. Shes very sweet and will run up to you so there are no signs of aggression or fear in her. 20170622_144414.jpg 20170622_144414.jpg 20170622_144507.jpg 20170622_144525.jpg 20170622_144533.jpg 20170622_144546.jpg
     
  2. RoostersAreAwesome

    RoostersAreAwesome Free Ranging

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    This is a tough one... could you post pics of it's siblings too? That would help me compare.
     
  3. MasonHills

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    I can give you a picture of the other chick, but the father was a buff orpington and he took on all of his traits. She is literally the only one that looks like this. There were only two chicks from this clutch of eggs.
     
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  4. biophiliac

    biophiliac Traveler in BYCLand

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    Looking at him/her I thought EE which is consistent with the dad being Ameraucana? 8 weeks is a bit early to see gender, but very early for an EE to crow!... is the 'brown' on the wings more of a reddish brown?
     
  5. MasonHills

    MasonHills In the Brooder

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    Yes they are more of a reddish brown. In a few hours I can upload pictures of the mother and the father(s)
     
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  6. MasonHills

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    Here are pictures of the mother, father(s), and the only sibling. We are pretty sure the ameraucana is the father. 20170622_191934.jpg 20170622_191941.jpg 20170622_191948.jpg 20170622_192012.jpg
     
  7. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. .....

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    That's a cockerel
     
  8. MasonHills

    MasonHills In the Brooder

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    The father(s) 20170622_192320.jpg 20170622_192342.jpg 20170622_192348.jpg 20170622_192342.jpg 20170622_192354.jpg 20170622_192646.jpg 20170622_192710.jpg 20170622_192724.jpg 20170622_192744.jpg
     
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  9. MasonHills

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    and the sibling
     
  10. MasonHills

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    What makes you say that?
     

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