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8 week BLR Wyandotte gender help *Updated Photos

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lomine, Jun 17, 2016.

  1. lomine

    lomine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Purchased this BLRW as a day-old sexed pullet but I'm a little worried about the pink coloring coming in on the comb and wattles. On the other hand, the pattern seems so even which from what a read is a trait in pullets. Some more information that may make a difference... This chick feathered in quickly and evenly. It carries the tail down all the time except sometimes when running. Personality wise, it hangs out in back, is the last to come to me for treats, and the last to come out of the coop. I haven't noticed any aggression toward the other chicks except for an occasional chest bump type thing but doesn't seem to be the one initiating it.

    Also, just out of curiosity, would this be considered blue or splash? I'm a little confused on the difference.

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    It seems like the comb and wattles aren't as pink when the chick is just laying down. The pictures above were taken right as I was giving them a mealworm snack. Am I imaging it or this a normal thing?
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    I know I may have to wait a few more weeks for the hackle and saddle feathers to show or not. But what do you all think?
     
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  2. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm thinking pullet.

    ~Alex
     
  3. lomine

    lomine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I sure hope you're right. [​IMG]
     
  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pullet
     
  5. lomine

    lomine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. Any idea on if the color is blue or splash?
     
  6. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'd say she's the Blue, just a very light shade. [​IMG] Splash would basically be white lacing on red feathers.

    ~Alex
     
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  7. miraclz5

    miraclz5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love BLRW.... I just lost my most beloved hen (my avatar photo is Tilly!) a week ago to a raccoon! Your girl....and yes I believe she is a pullet is already a Blue.....and yes, she is a Splash! Enjoy! She is beautiful!
     
  8. lomine

    lomine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay. Either way I love the shade. Thank you both.

    @miraclz5 I'm sorry for your loss.
     
  9. miraclz5

    miraclz5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Splashs are beautiful! We have a couple that are not very nice cockerels and we have one that we are going back and forth about whether it is a pullet or a cockerel. If it is a pullet, we will keep her for sure! I love the Splash coloring....I just love BLRWs!!!
     
  10. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm SO sorry, @miraclz5 ! I just lost one myself....[​IMG]It's never easy.

    You're welcome!

    ~Alex
     

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