Hen or Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Cluckingham palace capers, Mar 15, 2018.

  1. B65BA476-2D05-4055-B851-5C20419FEDC4.jpeg Here’s one for the experts! No sickle or hackles! 4 months old
     
  2. Cynful481

    Cynful481 Chirping

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    Not sure on gender, but those are Beautiful reminds me of butterfly wings.:love
     
  3. Lordofchickens 86

    Lordofchickens 86 Songster

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    they both look like nice golden laced Wyandotte hens. at four months you definitely should be able to see saddle feathers etc. I would be surprised if one turned out to be a roo
     
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  4. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Crowing

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    The first is probably a boy can you get a better face pic and body?
     
  5. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Crowing

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    The tail is different and there are some glowing feathers in there.
     
  6. rebrascora

    rebrascora Free Ranging

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    I'm no expert on Wyandottes and the photo doesn't blow up so it's hard to see a lot of detail but I am going to say you have a pair. The one at the front appears to have the tell tale darker orange/red on the wings of a cockerel and the lacing is much less even than the other one. It would be useful to see both their head gear. Does the other one have a red comb and wattles yet? It would also be helpful to have individual close up side profile photos of both of them so that we can compare them more easily.
     
  7. JedJackson

    JedJackson Crossing the Road

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    Agree with rebrascora.
     
  8. LilJoe

    LilJoe Crowing

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    They look like pullets, but we need a better picture
     
  9. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Free Ranging

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    Can you get head shots, and shots of the saddle feathers, with the wing pulled back?
     
  10. 6E9C6C2A-798B-4112-9E0D-5793661F18CF.jpeg Yep here is a better look, I’m thinking a rooster that really wanted to be a hen! It’s that curly tail feather that gives him away. Why doesn’t he have saddle and sickles?
     

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