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Blue Laced Red Wyandotte Gender Input

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Blue, Sep 10, 2011.

  1. Blue

    Blue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I posted these in the Wyandotte threads, but more opinions are always better. [​IMG] These 3 BLRWs are 6 weeks old, and I'm pretty sure 1 is a cockerel. The other 2 I'm unsure of, so opinions? I have no experience with this breed, and I'm finding them much harder to sex than single combed birds. [​IMG]

    I'm thinking this one is a cockerel.
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    This one I have no idea. The comb is pretty red but isn't nearly as puffy as the first one.
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    No idea on this one either. Same deal as the last one: the comb is red but still pretty flat and not puffy.
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  2. 10 point

    10 point country boy

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    I think your right cockerel hen hen.
     
  3. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:x2
     
  4. riane'smimi

    riane'smimi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    x3 I also have the BLR Wyandottes and they ARE hard to sex. They are beautiful birds though. I love your roo .
     
  5. Blue

    Blue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    riane'smimi :

    x3 I also have the BLR Wyandottes and they ARE hard to sex. They are beautiful birds though. I love your roo .

    Thanks! I really like him, too. I thought he was going to be black laced red at first, but then a lot of the black started turning blue, so now I'm thinking he's going to be a very dark blue. I really am hoping the other 2 are hens since I only have the 3. It would be nice to have a trio.​
     
  6. riane'smimi

    riane'smimi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I go more on the body shape on the Wyandottes also and not just the comb. I have I think 8 .They are at the age now that the roosters really look silly with their long skinny legs.I have 3 roosters and the rest pullets.I can not wait until they are old enough to star hatching their eggs [​IMG]
     
  7. DirtCreature

    DirtCreature Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i would say roo, hen, hen. but is the roo a BLRW? or a gold laced?
     
  8. PeakyBeaky

    PeakyBeaky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I agree boy, girl, girl. Those are BLR. He's going to be a nice deep blue.
     
  9. Blue

    Blue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm glad the consensus is backing up what I was thinking and hoping. [​IMG] I like both the light and dark blues, and I'm hoping to get some pretty chicks from them at some point.
     

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