What in the world are these girls/guys?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by beast OA, Feb 13, 2013.

  1. beast OA

    beast OA New Egg

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    Got two chickens. raised them from about a month old. We were told they were hens, Ameracunas to be exact. Being rather new to the whole chicken game we were none the wiser. They girls/boys(?) are now about 4 months old and the wife and I are beginning to doubt that our new buddies are hens.I've attached some video to this of them fighting ( I think) to get some more seasoned opinions. Thanks for all of you help in advance.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Although hens will also engage in such mock or play fighting, you have two Easter egger cockerels. Sorry. [​IMG]
     
  3. beast OA

    beast OA New Egg

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    Sadness descends on Mudville. Thanks for the quick reply Sourland.
     
  4. ChickenLover603

    ChickenLover603 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry, but you have two pretty cockerels.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, easter egger cockerals. We can tell not by the fighting, which hens absolutely do, but by the color and hackle and saddle feathers that only males have.
     
  6. missnu01

    missnu01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love it when my chickens are staring each other down in mirror form. they look so funny...But yes looks like 2 boys to me.
     
  7. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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