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5 week old Wyandotte batch

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by weinstein-farm, Mar 28, 2016.

  1. weinstein-farm

    weinstein-farm New Egg

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    I got a batch of Wyandottes about 5 weeks ago. In that time I've done a lot of research as to what breed/gender the birds are. I think there are 2 Barred Rock (pic 4), 2 Gold Laced Wyandottes (pic 2 and 6) and 6 unknown Wyandottes I originally thought were Silver Laced Wyandottes, but have since grown gold feathers. There are also 3 different combs for some reason. Any help would be great.
    1) Unknown with yellow comb
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    2) Gold Laced
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    3) Unknown with larger and red comb and waddle.
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    4) One of the two Barred Rocks
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    6) One of the unknowns (left) and a Gold Laced (right)
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  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    I think you have all GLW and your 2 Barred Rocks, though could you get a better picture of the last two in #6? Also #3 and #1 maybe cockerels.
     
  3. weinstein-farm

    weinstein-farm New Egg

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    Sure. Hopefully these are more helpful.
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    2) Closer view of a GLW
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    3) These are the two from picture 6. The one on the left has more black feathers and started out with white fluff, which had me confused.
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    4) You mentioned the possibility of roosters. I was thinking both of the BR's were rooster. (below)
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  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    They are to young to guess the gender for sure but the Barred Rocks definitely look like cockerels, also the GLW in #3 to the left looks cockerelish. I would wait until they grow more and post again.
     

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