GLW roo or hen??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Griffy, Mar 29, 2016.

  1. Griffy

    Griffy Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a GLW and both my wyandottes have been called roos already just trying to see if anyone on here has any advice. "She" is just over 5 weeks i know its early just wondering why someone might say its a roo?? Thanks for helping [​IMG]shes in the middle
    [​IMG]mostly yellow comb
    [​IMG]no wattles
    [​IMG]thanks again
     
  2. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I’ve had plenty of GLW, and from these pics it looks like a pullet. If the tail is strait and broad it's a girl, if it's soft and pointy it's a boy.
     
  3. Griffy

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    Thanks I really hope so.. i was told that because of the pointy saddle feathers and hackles (only based on these pictures, not in person) that its a roo
     
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  4. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In my opinion she looks a little young to base it off of hackle and saddle feathers, but she may be maturing fast. Beautiful chicks though!
     
  5. Griffy

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    Thats kind of what I thought about the feathers but I am new to this, I guess its a waiting game. Ill repost pics as she grows and hopefully shell remain a she :) thanks
     
  6. Griffy

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    What age do saddle feathers usually show up in glw?
     
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  7. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Usually around the 3 to 4 month old range. Some lines feather later though, so like around the 5th months.
     
  8. ftfarmer22

    ftfarmer22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I say they are all pullets!! :)
     
  9. Griffy

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    awesome!! Thanks I really hope so :)
     
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  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I don't see anything screaming cockerel. For now they are pullets. Sometimes feathers look pointy - like in this instance the gold parts may be rounded but the black outlining can make it look pointy. That is the hackle feathers, I don't see any pointy saddle feathers. Maybe my vision is off. How old is she?
     

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