Is Lola a Lyle? And other sex questions.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Shared Acres, Jan 6, 2009.

  1. Shared Acres

    Shared Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My little Showgirls may be Showboys! I have two whites and a blue splash. They are all about 2 1/2 months old.

    This is Star. I'm thinking she is my only girl. Smaller beak than the rest and her comb isn't as pronounced. HOWEVER, she seems to have streamers in her knot. But her knot is growing by leaps and bounds, so I'm hoping, it's not streamers, just growth! What do you think?

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    This is Lola. Thusly named because well, she is supposed to be a girl! However, her comb has been getting some color in it. And I'm wondering if it's time for a new name.
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    This is Helmet. We have always thought him to be a boy. I haven't seen any color to his comb looking at him, but the close up shot is showing a bit of color.
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    What do you think?
     
  2. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, looks like a pullet and two cockerels, and nice ones at that. Star is a blue, a splash would have an almost white base with "splashes" of blue.

    What kind of camera do you use, those pics are beautiful!
     
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  3. dixiechick

    dixiechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    how can you tell???
     
  4. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The comb and wattles of the males are more pronounced and have more color than if they were females (although nowhere near what they'd be on for example a BR or a RIR).
     
  5. dixiechick

    dixiechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    gosh...they look like little 97 year old women that are still working Vegas!! [​IMG]
     
  6. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. Shared Acres

    Shared Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks.

    Supposedly people are trying to breed a new kind of splash that is mostly greys and blacks. When I got her they lady said she was breeding for blue splashes. I'm not too sure on all that implies, but that's what I was told.

    They look like mini ostriches too me. Very sweet. Except Star, she's a bit of a diva and keeps to herself. If I sit down though, Helmet's going to jump on me.
     
  8. Shared Acres

    Shared Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ooooh, camera question. This was taken with my 40D 28-135 IS lense.

    Check out my blog for other chicken photos: www.sharedacres.blogger.com

    I have a calendar of them.
     
  9. Shared Acres

    Shared Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone else have any guesses?
     
  10. Chic-n-farmer

    Chic-n-farmer Showers of Blessings

    [​IMG] Odd!! We have a Lola/Lyle gender indentity problem, too.
    Ours is a peacock, though.
     
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