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Gender??? Silver laced wyandottes

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kimmy rae, Jan 9, 2015.

  1. kimmy rae

    kimmy rae Hatching

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    Hi there, I'm new to poultry and wondering if anyone has an idea of the sex of my 8 week old silver laced wyandottes. I have a suspicion they are both roosters. [​IMG]
     

  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC -- judging by this photo I'd say your suspicions have a very good basis.
     
  3. kimmy rae

    kimmy rae Hatching

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    Thanks for your opinion, any tips for how you can tell in SLW.
     
  4. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Both of these birds appear to be showing the characteristic heavy/solid white coming in on the wings that is associated with cockerels vs. pullets.
    Additionally, both birds are showing significant reddening of the face/comb/wattle for 8 weeks of age - another indication of cockerel vs. pullet.
     
  5. kimmy rae

    kimmy rae Hatching

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    I have a better photo for you[​IMG]4833/width/200/height/400[/IMG][​IMG]
     
  6. kimmy rae

    kimmy rae Hatching

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    Thanks so much for your information and your thorough response
     
    Last edited: Jan 9, 2015
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    They both look like cockerels to me.
     

  8. XxMingirlxX

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  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    They both look like males to me, too.
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    They're both roosters.
     

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