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Blrw gender help please

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by PachecoPeeps, Jun 18, 2018.

  1. PachecoPeeps

    PachecoPeeps Songster

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    Here is my 8 week hatchery BLRW. She was bought as a pullet from a feed store.
    I think she is a cockerel based on comb and waddle color as well as her patchiness on her wings. She has not crowed yet and she is my only one so I can’t compare her.

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  2. I think it's a cockerel, a very gorgeous one :)
     
  3. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Free Ranging

    Most likely a very nice-looking man. :love Those patches are pretty telling. ;)

    ~Alex
     
  4. Brahma Chicken5000

    Brahma Chicken5000 Araucana Addict Premium Member

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    Cockerel.
     
  5. PachecoPeeps

    PachecoPeeps Songster

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    Yeah that's what I thought was the most telling. My boyfriend is in denial :gigI do feel bad I bought this one specifically for him because he always wanted one.
     
  6. RoostersAreAwesome

    RoostersAreAwesome Crowing

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    Looking like a cockerel, but I can't be 100% sure until I see pointed saddle feathers, which usually come in at 10-12 weeks.
     
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  7. PachecoPeeps

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    I will be sure to keep an eye out for That. Thank you.
     
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 9 Years

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    Looking like a cockerel to be, if he hasn't crowed by 12 weeks or so, please put up new photos so we can check for gender feathering
     
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  9. JedJackson

    JedJackson Crowing

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    Probably a cockerel but give it a few more weeks before selling him, if you have to do that. Wyandottes can be tricky, and pullets can get large combs/wattles at an early age sometimes. So it is worth waiting to be sure.
     
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  10. PachecoPeeps

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    Will do! Thanks for all of the replies.
    Yeah I’m definitely waiting on this one. I heard they can be more tricky and I would feel so bad if I got rid of her too early
     
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