12-13 week old Wyandotte

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by circesfire, Jan 9, 2014.

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  1. circesfire

    circesfire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought 2 Wyandotte pullets which are now 12-13 weeks old. My silver laced wyandotte is a very bossy toward my gold laced, and my boyfriend is concerned that she is actually a he; which would be a big problem as we are not allowed to keep roosters in our city. I am really hoping she is a girl, as even though she isn't as friendly as the gold laced, she's still pretty sweet. The breeder that I bought them from will take them back if it turns out to be a rooster, in exchange for a 3 week old chick. I am concerned that if this happens my gold laced will be lonely and will have no one to cuddle during the cold nights (37 degrees). Would I be able to tell at this age if it is a pullet or cockerel? She doesn't have large waddles yet, but they are more pink than the gold laced. I have searched her back for saddle feathers and couldn't find any, although she has been getting a lot of lighter colored feathers in the past few weeks. I know its not the best picture but it was the best I could get before it got dark. What do you guys think?[​IMG]
     
  2. redrooster99

    redrooster99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    girls[​IMG]
     
  3. circesfire

    circesfire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YAY!!! I've done a lot of reading up on it and know that wyandottes can be a little troublesome to sex sometimes and having no experience makes it very difficult. Luckily, i plan to get a lot more experience - i'm loving having chickens!
     
  4. redrooster99

    redrooster99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah i love it to i wish you luck.
    God Bless
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Both look like pullets.
     
  6. circesfire

    circesfire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much! I just kept doubting myself because the silver one is so bossy. I guess they all have different personalities though. The gold one is "trained" - she jumps on whatever body part you point to [​IMG]
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Both look like pullets. Even hens can be "bossy", especially when they're maturing and establishing the pecking order.
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    In any group, someone's gotta be the boss! I agree she looks like a pullet.
     

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