7 week Wyandottes pullet or cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JeepersCreepers, Dec 11, 2012.

  1. JeepersCreepers

    JeepersCreepers Out Of The Brooder

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    I am new to raising chickens and have been looking at info to figure out the sex of 2 of my wyandottes. Can anyone help me out here? I think they are both roos but would love some confirmation or correction. Thanks!

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    Here is a shot of the other:[​IMG]

    And here they are together:[​IMG]
     
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  2. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The second one (with white on his wings) is absolutely a roo. I'm not convinced on the dark one though, wyandottes are notorious for early comb development.
     
  3. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At 7 weeks?!? I have to say those are both roos, my SLW girls at 7 weeks had NO comb development or any wattles to speak of...
     
  4. JeepersCreepers

    JeepersCreepers Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a golden lace with no comb or wattle but wasn't too sure on these two since the lighter one just recently started the wattle and comb growth. The darker one I have been unsure of since I got it since it was a "runt" and started smaller and but developed at the same rate as my golden pullet.
     
  5. maidenwolfx80

    maidenwolfx80 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The comb isnt right on the first one. They both should have the same combs
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    Here is one of my 8 week old silver laced wyandotte pullets
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  6. JeepersCreepers

    JeepersCreepers Out Of The Brooder

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    So, do you think the the first is a cockerel? or is it the wrong breed?
     
  7. maidenwolfx80

    maidenwolfx80 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first one is the wrong breed or is a mix. It doent look like anything I can identify so maybe a mix. The 2nd looks like the right body style. I do not have any cockerels that are wyandotte but also know that the cockerels have solid patches of color on the mid area while their true colors are coming in, just like the one in your 2nd pic. The comb is correct. It does appear to be cockerel and I would say both are actually. Do you happen to have any other pics of them?
     
  8. MassivelyScrambled

    MassivelyScrambled Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first one is a pullet (slw/mix), I'd bet on it...the second one is a cockerel. ;-)
     
  9. maidenwolfx80

    maidenwolfx80 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is that a frizzle of some sorts in your avatar?
     
  10. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    they both look like cockerels and both look like hatchery stock wyandottes
     

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