Boy Right?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mirjam, Jun 25, 2008.

  1. mirjam

    mirjam Out Of The Brooder

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    So, here is my friendly golden-laced Wyandotte, should-be-hen, but I have my doubts. The pics were taken at around 6 weeks of age:
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    In the meantime I call "him" Leopold...Would you guys agree?
     
  2. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Maine
    He is just screamin' Roo
     
  3. Chickndaddy

    Chickndaddy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2007
    East Texas
    Boy for sure...
     
  4. mirjam

    mirjam Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the confirmation!
    I'm kind a bummed out here. I ordered 10 girls and two turn out to be males. I can't keep two roosters thats for sure, they would fight over the girls and make a mess of them. At what age do the boys stop getting along? I would love to see them grow for as long as possible before one needs to be re-homed. This is a learning experience after all.
    Thanks for any advice you all may have.
     
  5. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Maine
    If raised together they should get along forever, some dont but most will. There just doesnt seem like enough hens to go around. I guess you have a couple options keep them both and get more hens or get rid of at least one and wont have to get more hens or keep them seperate from the hens and you can keep them both.
     
  6. americana-chick

    americana-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    definatly boy!
     
  7. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

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    It's a boy! I have a Gold-laced Wyandotte "pullet" that looks just like yours at 6 weeks. I'm also disappointed as I really wanted him to be a her and I already have two other Roos (one I ordered and 1 Silky that was a 50/50 chance).

    Just out of curiosity where did you get him from?
     
  8. ZooMummzy

    ZooMummzy Queen of the Zoo

    Mar 31, 2008
    Philomath, Oregon
    Boy!
     

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