Blue Lace Red Wyandotte Roo or Hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by alybessey, Nov 4, 2013.

  1. alybessey

    alybessey Out Of The Brooder

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    Just want to know what you all think! I have been told that some Wyandotte's develope quickly so I am wondering if this is a Roo or a Hen. They are around 8 weeks old.
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    Thank you for all your input!
     
  2. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    I am terrible at sexing Wyandottes.. The few I've raised always have developed REALLY quickly in wattles and comb...

    I have a feeling you may have a pair though.
     
  3. chicks are me

    chicks are me Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 wyandotte pullets(maybe hens i'm not sure if they are laying yet) and they grew pretty quickly but their combs and wattles and just now starting to get big [​IMG]
    but what type of wyandotte might affect that too
    btw they are about 6 months
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    The one on the left in the photos is almost definitely a cockerel, and the other one could be, too. But Wyandottes can be difficult to sex until they're older, so I'd wait and see.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm pretty sure that the one on the left is a cockerel, and I think the other one is too.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I wouldn't rule out them both being roosters. Do you have profile shots of them so we can see how they're coloring in?
     
  7. alybessey

    alybessey Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] does this help?
     
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  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Sorry, not really. What I meant was a side shot, mostly of the wings and body. males color in different than females, it may just be too early to say for sure.
     
  10. alybessey

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    I tried to get the tail feathers on this one. I will post a side view tomorrow. I can tell you that one has more red in the wings and is getting darker as is the blue.
     

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