Glw Hen or rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by yjholme, Aug 30, 2013.

  1. yjholme

    yjholme Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, I bought this chicken as a pullet a couple months ago but am now thinking might be a rooster. What do you think?[​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I really doesn't look very lady like to me. How old is it? "A couple months" can vary a lot!
     
  3. yjholme

    yjholme Out Of The Brooder

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    She/he should be about 15 weeks right now. The blrw in the pic with her/him were within two weeks if the same age and were much closer to the same size when I bought them.
     
  4. yjholme

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    I also noticed some green in the tail feathers and on some of the wing feathers when the sunlight shines on them. Not sure if that helps.
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    I am pretty sure I see saddle and hackle feathers growing in the one picture. Wyandottes always look boyish to me, but would vote that one actually is.
     
  6. yjholme

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    I'm thinking too :( do my blrw at least look like girls?
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    I see two splash laced reds in the one picture? If they are 13-14 weeks I would say girls on them so far.
     
  8. yjholme

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    Thanks!
     
  9. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Your GLW is a rooster, hens usually have a more complete pattern and the Splash laced reds are pullets. [​IMG]
     
  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Your Golden-Laced is 100% cockerel, in my opinion. I see pointy feathers coming in, he looks "gangly" (like most roosters), has a large red comb and wattles, and overall, just looks masculine. Your BLRW (well, actually, the look like Splash-Laced Red Wyandottes) look like pullets.
     

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