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3-4 month old BLRW...boys or girls?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jrogers87, Jan 6, 2017.

  1. jrogers87

    jrogers87 New Egg

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    I'm hoping someone can help me sex these two Blue Laced Red Wyandottes. I was convinced they were cockerals but now I'm not so sure. What do you all think?[​IMG][​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. lisa920

    lisa920 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Age? Nvm I see
     
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  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The bird on the left has some very visible male saddle feathers coming in.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Both cockerels. Saddle feathers coming in on the one, and too much comb/wattles on both for the age.
     
  5. jrogers87

    jrogers87 New Egg

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    Thank you all! So is that what I should be looking at? The tail feathers? These guys threw me because they look an awful lot like a couple BLRW pullets I've seen so I wasn't sure.
     
  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Looks at the back feathers. That's where the saddle feathers grow in at. Also, the barred bird in the first photo is male as well.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
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  8. jrogers87

    jrogers87 New Egg

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    Awesome! Yes the barred one is definetly all boy. No question on that one lol. These wyandottes were throwing me for a loop for some reason though. Thank you all so much for helping me clear that up!
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    They're both males.
     
  10. jrogers87

    jrogers87 New Egg

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    Quick update...I ended up giving them away because I didn't need any more roosters. Funny thing is, they are both hens! I was sure they were roosters but both were VERY attractive to the rooster at their new home and are now laying eggs. Them Wyandottes sure can be hard to sex.
     

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