How do you sex a 3 week old GL Wyandotte Chick

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Cross2Twins, Sep 17, 2012.

  1. Cross2Twins

    Cross2Twins Out Of The Brooder

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    Help I need it urgently I have had 8 chicks and I am concerned about 4 of them which are GL Wyandottes
    My family keep saying that the chick is a boy but the 3 others have hardly and gold and heaps of black. The one I am concerned about has heaps of gold and is very adventurous and apparently sounds a bit strange like a dog toy says my sister. The boy has a larger comb and it is a pinky colour.

    This is the chick I am talking about......

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    These are the others chicks.....

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    I am okay with having a boy but I just want to know!!!
     
  2. JHorn91180

    JHorn91180 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Actually they r still a bit to young to sex but u are correct in assumeing its male because ot has more gold feathering but lots of times u will have a hen chick with lots of gold at that age or a even a male with lots of black so its not very acurate to sex them that way. I would say that both birds pictured r roos just by the stance and the way they r feathering in with stuby wings and little to no body or tail feathering but then again like I sd still a bit too early to tell. Try posting new pics in about 2 or 3 weeks as I dont see anyone going to b a ble to give u a def answer at this point. U need a better pic of the first ones head. It does seem to be developing a rosster comb but most of it is cut outta the pic.
     
  3. Cross2Twins

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    Here is a better photo of the rooster

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  4. JHorn91180

    JHorn91180 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im gonna agree u r right. That def looks like a roo and the one in the other photo looks like a hen in comparison to him.
     
  5. duckie mama

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    definite roo looks like he is going to be a beautigul boy on top of tha. i love mine his name is big daddy and he looks like a balloon with legs!
     
  6. Cross2Twins

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    Thks Guys I hope he is going to be beautiful (Yay) [​IMG]
     
  7. Cross2Twins

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    Hi guys a video and he is devolping head feathers but has not improved on tail

    So please tell me
     
  8. JHorn91180

    JHorn91180 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So please tell u what? I watched the video and he is still definitely a roo so not sure what else u r asking about him now? [​IMG]
     
  9. Cross2Twins

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    I was asking of he was a roo
     
  10. JHorn91180

    JHorn91180 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep he is still a roo
     

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