Is she a he?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by alyssalicata, Sep 4, 2016.

  1. alyssalicata

    alyssalicata New Egg

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    Hi guys, I got two baby chicks a month ago but I'm not sure how old they are. Now that they are growing, their combs are growing in very differently from one another. I was wondering if they are both females or not. Here are some pictures. One is a silver laced Wyandotte & the other is gold.
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  2. KeyFlock

    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's hard to tell with just the comb, it would be very helpful if you could maybe post some body pictures too.
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  3. alyssalicata

    alyssalicata New Egg

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    the ones in the coop were from earlier today but the close ups were when they were younger (aug 20)
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  4. eleaserek

    eleaserek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Part of why they look different is because the silver laced has a straight comb and the gold has a rose comb. They are supposed to have rose combs, but every so often a straight will show up.

    how old? At this point nothing is screaming cockrel.
     
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  5. Vickery

    Vickery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree! Should have a rose comb and that is throwing you off! Hard to tell just yet. Hang in there. Vickery
     
  6. mustangrooster

    mustangrooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Agree. You may just have to wait for a bit and see what happens.
     
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  7. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    The Silver Laced is not purebred, or it is extremely poor hatchery stock. It should have a rose comb. It is really difficult to tell the gender by the pictures, could you get better ones?
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree
     
  10. alyssalicata

    alyssalicata New Egg

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    Thanks guys! lots of help. I researched the breed, as we have never had this specific type before, & the straight comb was definitely what was throwing me off. I can post some better pictures tomorrow when it's not dark out.
     

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