I think this SLW is a roo.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by felidaet, May 11, 2009.

  1. felidaet

    felidaet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 10, 2008
    Vancouver, Wa.
    I am afraid this SLW (Silver Laced Wynadotte) may be a roo. [​IMG] She/he is 5 weeks old. The comb turned bright red a week or two ago. I have another SLW that was purchased at the same time and her comb is not nearly as red. The coloring on the one I think is a roo is much nicer than the other one. Hopefully is is too soon to tell. [​IMG] For some odd reason when I ordered this breed I just had a feeling that I should order two.

    Thoughts Please. Thanks.

  2. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

    Jan 4, 2009
    Claremore, OK
    Yep...that would be a cockerel alright!
  3. augustmomx2

    augustmomx2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 31, 2008
    Central Indiana
    Both of my SLWs do not have a red wattle or red comb...I would guess roo...
  4. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2008
    Cranbrook, BC, Canada
    Cockadoodel - rooooo!!!
  5. chicken_china_mom

    chicken_china_mom Crazy for Cochins

    Apr 24, 2009
    Tab, Indiana
    Is he bigger than your other SLW? Cause I have one roo and 5 pullets, and my roo is noticeably bigger than my pullets. They're SLW's too. And yes, his comb is bright red compared to my pullets. Your bird looks like my roo, but it's kinda hard to tell.
  6. felidaet

    felidaet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 10, 2008
    Vancouver, Wa.
    No, this one is not bigger than the other. Both of my SLWs are the same size. They also happen to be the smallest of the 18 chicks. (I think they are nearly too big to call "chicks" much longer.)

    Thanks for the responses so far.

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