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3 week old SLW question

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lilchicklover, Jul 20, 2011.

  1. lilchicklover

    lilchicklover Out Of The Brooder

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    I received 7 chickies from MPC June 27, I ordered all pullets but I'm questioning the gender of one of my SLW chicks. I have 2 SLW so I can compare them together, chick 1 has a pale comb and no wattles yet but chick number 2 has a weird looking comb its redder and is not growing as fast but is starting to grow a little higher up and is already starting to grow little tiny red wattles it is also more assertive than the rest could this be the start of a little rooster or can this just be a really early maturing female. Thanks for any help.
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Pictures would help.
     
  3. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the edge of insanity
    SLWs are notorious to being hard to figure out. They vary sooo much. Yes, pictures might help, but at 3 weeks, it just may be too young.
     
  4. heyjami

    heyjami Out Of The Brooder

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    Someone here told me that some roos start crowing at 3 weeks.
    And the red headgear is a big indicator. If it crows like a roo...
    but pics would get you more responses!
     
  5. PeakyBeaky

    PeakyBeaky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it's getting waddles at 3 weeks-it's a roo, photo or not!
     
  6. Countrypunk92

    Countrypunk92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No chivken crows at 3 weeks.. maybe 3 months.. but not 3 weeks
     

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