Golden and Silver laced gender 7 weeks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by wyler, Jun 12, 2016.

  1. wyler

    wyler New Egg

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    First time raising chickens. They are now 7 weeks old. Incubated, so should be a pretty even split on gender. I am assuming the comb should be able to to tell me at this point the gender. Some are becoming a lot more prominent, and others are staying pretty flat. This is mostly now just for curiosity, as I plan on keeping the hens and butchering all but 1-2 roosters. I'll wait a couple of months.

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  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    In picture #1 I see 4 cockerels (two Silver laced and 2 Gold Laced). In the bottom picture I see two Silver laced cockerels.
     
  3. cluckcluckgirl

    cluckcluckgirl Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    I agree. The two GLWs look exactly like what my GLW rooster did when he was that age.
     
  4. RhodeRunner

    RhodeRunner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, all the ones with the more predominant and redding combs are males. That is a lot of single combs in there for Wyandottes, I would send that picture to whomever sold you those eggs. They shouldn't be selling those birds are pureblooded Wyandottes.
     
  5. wyler

    wyler New Egg

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    Thank you for the quick responses. I probably should have labeled them. Are the ones I labeled in these pictures with R-x the ones that appear to be males?[​IMG]
     
  6. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    Yup [​IMG]
     

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