GLW hen or rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Blue in a shoe, Dec 14, 2014.

  1. Blue in a shoe

    Blue in a shoe Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have a GLW about 3-4 months old, named sparkle. Sparkle is very large and she has a large tail no Spurs, yet. Saddle feathers are pointy. Hen or rooster?
     
  2. The Colonel

    The Colonel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A picture would really help us determine the sex of your GLW. I have came to realize that a description isn't much to go on. But if "his" feathers are indeed pointy, and there are saddle feathers present, then it is a cockerel. Post a picture if you get a chance and I'm sure we can get it figured out, though.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    We'll need a photo to sex your bird. However, pointy saddle feathers mean rooster.
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    If the bird has pointy saddle feathers, it is a male.
     
  5. Blue in a shoe

    Blue in a shoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pic of saddle feathers
     
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  6. nixzoo

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    That's a rooster. Pointy and lots more red than a pullet.
     
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    90% roo. He has pointy saddle and tail feathers as stated by nixzoo. If he were a she then she would have round saddle and back feathers. A pic of all of him will confirm this.
     
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  8. BantamLover21

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    Definitely a rooster.
     
  9. The Colonel

    The Colonel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rooster
     
  10. Cottage Gal

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    Help! I'm getting nervous about my GLW. 5 of them look like they might be roosters, while only 1 is a hen for certain. I love them all and don't want to part with them. I include a couple of pics taken at 8 weeks, and would really appreciate any opinions. The first pic is the one which is surely a hen, she hasn't changed any except getting bigger. The second and third are some of the suspicious roos. Their combs and wattles have gotten much bigger and brighter since the photo was taken. They are now about 10 weeks old.
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