11 week old silver laced wyandotte. Need help sexing it!!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ford087, Jan 6, 2013.

  1. ford087

    ford087 New Egg

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    Hi,
    I'm new to this. I've hatched this silver laced wyandotte and because i live in town I need to find out the sex of this little chook. If anyone can give me some tips on sexing them when they are older, it would be greatly appreciated. I took these photos inside so I could get better lighting. Thank you :)

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  2. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    That's a pullet

    Has the incorrect comb for the breed, but I assume you got her from a hatchery?
     
  3. ford087

    ford087 New Egg

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    Yes, I got the fertile eggs from a hatchery. Oh thank you, that's good news. Should the comb be flatter?
     
  4. salt and pepper

    salt and pepper Chillin' With My Peeps

    she has a single comb, they should be a pea comb. but this happens often in hatchery birds
     
  5. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    They should actually have a rose comb :)
     
  6. salt and pepper

    salt and pepper Chillin' With My Peeps

    oops.... sorry, new it wasn't a single!
     
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  7. ford087

    ford087 New Egg

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    does anyone else think that its a pullet?
     
  8. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    coloring appears to be of a pullets but the redness of the comb has me a bit iffy...in 5 more weeks you should be able to tell for sure via feather development....i say pullet for now
     
  9. PeakyBeaky

    PeakyBeaky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm going with a pullet also. I agree, comb is a bit red for age too.
     

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