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Chicken gender, help!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickenkid25, Mar 24, 2016.

  1. chickenkid25

    chickenkid25 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 11 chickens they are 3 weeks old now. The only two with any sign or a waddle growing or red/pink on their beak are my wyandottes. They are much smaller than the rest, one has a very red tiny comb growing and a litte waddle, while the other has more pinkish waddle showing. Is that common for that breed or could they just be roosters? Thanks
     
  2. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Wyandotte pullets, or any breed at that matter, shouldn't have any pinkness at such an early age.....I'm thinking you have cockerels. [​IMG]

    ~Alex
     
  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Runs With Chickens Premium Member

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    At three weeks anything with a pink comb is a rooster, the girls will have an orange yellow comb for a few months. If you post photos it would help people to give their thoughts.
     
  4. chickenkid25

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  5. chickenkid25

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    is this a rooster?
     
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  6. chickenkid25

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    [​IMG]these are my two wyandottes do you think they might be roosters?
     
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  7. rebrascora

    rebrascora Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Simple answer is yes!
     
  8. chickenkid25

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    both of them?
     
  9. rebrascora

    rebrascora Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, it looks like it to me, but I would wait a while longer to confirm it. The first one definitely though. At 3 weeks with that much red, there is no doubt I'm afraid.

    Did you buy straight run or were they supposed to be sexed pullets?
     
  10. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Runs With Chickens Premium Member

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    I agree, first one is definitely a rooster, the second for now looks to be a hen, but they are young yet.
     
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