Another 3 unknown....

Cheepingchick

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I got these 3 as eggs from a breeder as buff wyandottes.... but I think you will see why I think a mistake was made
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.... I am just wondering what you think they might be (I think they are still all Wyandottes just not 3 buff :)), and what sex..... fingers crossed not ALL boys but I have a bad feeling.... They are all 5 weeks old...

A. Pretty sure she is turning into a he - Comb is getting redder and Randy sure is the bossy one already!



B. The last 2 are simular but this one has darker lacing, and the comb is already becoming reddened as well :(




C. Luck last...


 

Cheepingchick

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Dec 20, 2011
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1st looks golden laced cockerel
2nd looks blue laced cockerel
3rd looks blue laced pullet

deffently not buffs as buffs do not have lacing
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heres the feathersite page for them http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/CGP/Wyand/BRKWyand.html

Thanks for the link...

Was pretty sure they were still wyandottes but def knew they were not buff.... my face when they hatched must have a looked a little like this:
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I was also pretty sure the first two were roos - just didn't want to believe it as I think we can only really have 1 (there are only 8 hens on the property and I don't want them bothered by 2 boys!)

The third I am crossing my fingers for but will just have to wait and see.... off to view your link!
 

hdowden

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its 4 hens per rooster and one rooster will be domant. could always break them into 2 groups. i currently have 2 roosters (1 oegb and 1 d'uccle) and 2 d'uccle pullets. i have some eggs coming in soon and i'm hoping for more pullets than cockerels if my hatch goes well. i am also looking for more oegb pullets to go with my oegb rooster.
 

Cheepingchick

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Dec 20, 2011
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its 4 hens per rooster and one rooster will be domant. could always break them into 2 groups. i currently have 2 roosters (1 oegb and 1 d'uccle) and 2 d'uccle pullets. i have some eggs coming in soon and i'm hoping for more pullets than cockerels if my hatch goes well. i am also looking for more oegb pullets to go with my oegb rooster.

yeah I could just keep both but it is a bit complicated- 8 free range hens between 2 families with 2 houses on 1 property.......

hope all goes well with your hatching!
 

Cheepingchick

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Dec 20, 2011
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Hi just wondering - there is a noticable difference between the last two chicks in that the first has a darker lace around the feathers -compared to the second chick - is this because one is probably a roo while the other is a hen or is it because one has better lacing ..... or is it something else altogether different.... they both look like blue laced wyandottes but maybe I am wrong?......
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stephanie1992

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Hi just wondering - there is a noticable difference between the last two chicks in that the first has a darker lace around the feathers -compared to the second chick - is this because one is probably a roo while the other is a hen or is it because one has better lacing ..... or is it something else altogether different.... they both look like blue laced wyandottes but maybe I am wrong?......
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they are both blue laced wyandottes. they are still in there chick stage so there ganna look funny for a while. lacing could improve with age. One does appear to have better lacing than the other but that could change
 

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