6 Week old Wyandots GLW

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JoieD, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. JoieD

    JoieD Songster

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    Six weeks and 2 days.
    Any guesses? They are suppose to be pullets.
    Do the different markings mean anything?

    #1 and #2 together


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    Last edited: Nov 7, 2011

  2. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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    it looks like they have different combs to? i think you have a pair
     
  3. kpsullivan

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    Beautiful birds! I raised 6 Silver Laced until they were old enough to patrol our co-op garden. We had no hoppers and now have 6 lovely, hearty birds!
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  4. JoieD

    JoieD Songster

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    You know i didn't notice the comb difference until I was posting the pics. I thought all wyandots had rose combs. They are hatchery stock though. Is there a relationship between comb type and sex?
     
  5. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Crowing Premium Member

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    No, no relationship between comb types and sex. It's just a hatchery stock defect -- my SLW hen has a single comb.

    I can't see anything that screams roo yet, so I'm thinking both are pullets.
     
  6. chickee

    chickee Songster

    #1 is a rooster, #2 a pullet [​IMG]
     
  7. cajun Rabbit

    cajun Rabbit In the Brooder

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    I thought Wyandots had rose or pea combs.....
     

  8. chickee

    chickee Songster

    Quote:They are supposed to have rose combs, but single combs do crop up once in awhile, even in the best stock [​IMG]
     
  9. cajun Rabbit

    cajun Rabbit In the Brooder

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    Quote:They are supposed to have rose combs, but single combs do crop up once in awhile, even in the best stock [​IMG]

    dang, just when I thought I knew something [​IMG] Well I will keep taking notes and maybe I can get something nailed down [​IMG]
     
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  10. JoieD

    JoieD Songster

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    Chickee, can you tell why you think #1 is a roo. Maybe I can learn something.
     

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