White Ameraucana roo or hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by txchick06, Mar 23, 2016.

  1. txchick06

    txchick06 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey gang,

    Our white Ameraucana could possibly be an EE, but I'm concerned I might have gotten a roo. (This is our second round after going straight run and getting 6 out of 8 roosters in our flock :/ LOL tough lesson) so I feel like I'm on hyper alert. Luckily this one is from chickenville USA so we have a guarantee but I don't want to drive out to Terrell again! 'She' is displaying some 'roo-like' behaviors. Any help appreciated!!!!
    *hoping it's a hen!*[​IMG]
     
  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    How old? I'm leaning towards rooster but like you I'm unsure.
     
  3. BaileyMChicks

    BaileyMChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old is it?? Is it close to laying? Because it looks kinda like a rooster to me right now with no other info. it looks like a rooster because of the comb and tail, but....
     
  4. txchick06

    txchick06 Out Of The Brooder

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    Between 17-18 weeks. I know behaviorally what to look for - what physically will show up if he's a rooster? like waddle, beard-wise? I'm so new, thanks for helping!
     
  5. txchick06

    txchick06 Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone else? Would love your thoughts.
     
  6. Elmochook

    Elmochook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Stumbled on this old post and wondered if you really did have a rooster, and did chickenville give you a hen as replacement?
     
  7. JedJackson

    JedJackson Overrun With Chickens

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    That's definitely a cockerel. Hopefully the OP got it replaced with a pullet.
     

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