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Blue Wyandotte

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Peachaa, Sep 17, 2014.

  1. Peachaa

    Peachaa Hatching

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    Hi folks, we are new chicken owners they are 3 months old. They are growing very fast but one is bigger than the rest. Two weeks ago Lucy started to crow. 6:30am, 7:30am, and a couple times in the afternoon. Now I have heard that if there is no male the dominate female can take over the rooster roll. I live in city limits so I can not have a rooster and I will be deeply sadden if I have to get rid of her. I would appreciate anyone input whether or not my Lucy is a girl.[​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. Peachaa

    Peachaa Hatching

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  3. BunnyTheSlayer

    BunnyTheSlayer Chirping

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    Lucy definitely looks like a Roo to me. Sorry :(
     
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  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    I'm sorry, but that is definitely a rooster. A 12 week old Wyandotte pullet just doesn't have a comb that large and red. Plus, I'm seeing point hackle and saddle feathers--all signs of a rooster.
     
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  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Sorry, but you do have a cockerel. I hope you can find him a good, loving home!
     
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  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    I agree. Sorry. :eek:(
     
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  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Cockerel. At this young age, no pullet would be dominant enough to crow. Young crowing birds are roosters.
     
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  8. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Songster

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    Sorry, Lucy is definitely a Luke. :(
     
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