Hen or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by abi24, Aug 30, 2010.

  1. abi24

    abi24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can someone out there help me determine the sex of my Silver Laced Wyandottes?

    Both of these are about 17 weeks old and are supposed to be hens but they do not look the same.

    Thanks for your help.

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  2. cpegram

    cpegram Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am a newbie but i would guess the top one is a roo i think i see bumps on the legs where the spurs will be........
     
  3. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't see well enough to tell if the hackle feathers and saddle feathers are pointy, but by the size and redness of that comb and wattles, i would venture that the top one is a boy, a very pretty boy, by the way.
     
  4. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 24, 2009
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    the top pic is a rooster and the bottom pic is a pullet
     
  5. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Quote:I agree
     
  6. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2010
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    Top pic is a roo and the bottom is a pullet.
     
  7. The Lisser

    The Lisser Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I think so too

    Melissa
     
  8. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I agree, top one roo, bottom is a pullet.
     
  9. little blue

    little blue Chillin' with my Orps

    Jul 11, 2010
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    top roo and bottom pullet
     
  10. tarheelmama7914

    tarheelmama7914 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know, I might have to contradict everyone... unless it crows in the next weeks it could very well be a hen. my sex link hens look like that but are a different color ofcourse and they are my best egg layers. One of the girls even has spurs but layed great until this summer.
     

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