GOld Lace Wyndotte.. Hen or roo??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Mixed Pen, Dec 17, 2013.

  1. Mixed Pen

    Mixed Pen Out Of The Brooder

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    Please help..
    I got these 2 as say old, they are beautiful and sweet, i sent a photo to the breeder today and she said they are both roos, what do you think??
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm thinking she's right, but age is a huge factor when sexing birds. How old are they?
     
  3. Mixed Pen

    Mixed Pen Out Of The Brooder

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    They were born the last week of oct, like 27th?? so they are 8 weeks (ish)
     
  4. Mixed Pen

    Mixed Pen Out Of The Brooder

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    I've now had 5 people tell me they are roe's on various websites, i am so devastated that one has to go (back to breeder for replacement with hen)
     
  5. screaminchicken

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    Uh oh.. look like two roos to me!
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Oh yeah, at 8 weeks those are both males.

    good thing your seller will replace them, that's a lot more ethical than so many sellers we see on here that dump roosters on unsuspecting folks.
     
  7. BantamLover21

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    Both look like cockerels.
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
  9. PeakyBeaky

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    I Agree, both are cockerels.
     

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