Guess the sex of my Monsters Part 2

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by CarriBrown, May 23, 2007.

  1. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Crowing

    I posted pics of Hotwing (dark BLRW) and Nugget (light BLRW) a few weeks ago. Here are pics from today.

    Hotwing enjoying some lettuce


    Nugget taking a break in the shade...

    ...and then going out to graze
  2. DementedHam

    DementedHam Songster

    May 23, 2007
    Southern California
    Hi! I would say they are both hens because they have no comb and tiny wattles. It would be awesome if one were a rooster so they could have chickies. They're cute though.[​IMG]

    oh! also.... what does BLRW mean?
    Last edited: May 23, 2007
  3. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Crowing

    Blue Laced Red Wyandotte. They are beautiful but little monsters! [​IMG]
    That breed actually has a pea comb, so whether they are roos or hens, the comb will look like that.
  4. Corey NC

    Corey NC Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    How old are they?
  5. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Crowing

    Hotwing is two months one week and Nugget is two months two days.
  6. schmoo

    schmoo Songster

    May 7, 2007
    West MI.
    Beautiful birds [​IMG]
  7. Corey NC

    Corey NC Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    Nugget looks like a roo and hotwings a pullet. Look at the feathers on the neck, doesn't nuggets look more pointy to you? Also from the pics his comb/wattle look much pinker than hot wings. I could be wrong but that is what it looks like from the pics.
  8. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Crowing

    [​IMG] No!!! I don't want anymore roos! [​IMG]

    Sigh... Well... I guess I could talk the DH into making another coop....
    The funny this is that Nugget acts so pullet-ish. And then Hotwing responds to Kip (the roo) cooing when he finds a treat.
  9. Corey NC

    Corey NC Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    I could be completly wrong, does he have saddle feathers? COuld you maybe get a full pick of him so that I can see the tail?
  10. marie_martin

    marie_martin Songster

    Feb 21, 2007
    Grenada, MS
    I read that as well about the feathers around the neck being a determining factor. Sorry, but they are both beautiful!


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