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Is this 4+ week old a rooster? And what breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Baby Corn, Aug 6, 2013.

  1. Baby Corn

    Baby Corn In the Brooder

    Aug 6, 2013
    Southeast Alabama, USA
    I'm brand new to this forum, but I have been stalking for months. Happy to make my first post and eager to get some advice!

    I shared an order of "Ornamental Layers" from McMurray with a friend, so I have 20 mixed who-knows-whats that should be all girls... However! I'm having suspicions about Skittle, one of our friendliest babies. I know I can just wait and see, but can anyone give any educated guesses if she's a he? Most likely hatched on July 5th, so a little over 4 weeks old.

    Here's my biggest concern: Shiny, pointy neck feathers have come in. None of the others have neck feathers so shiny or pointy, but I have no idea what breed Skittle is, so I don't know if that's just standard for her type She's the only one of this variety that I have.
    Close-up of the combs.

    Any opinions or guesses will be appreciated :) Thanks, friends!

  2. Veer67

    Veer67 Songster

    It's a golden laced wyandotte I don't know much about genders but it looks kind of like a female.
    Last edited: Aug 6, 2013
  3. Baby Corn

    Baby Corn In the Brooder

    Aug 6, 2013
    Southeast Alabama, USA
    Woo hoo! At least one vote female :) Thanks, Veer.
  4. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Songster

    Apr 11, 2011
    SE Michigan
    Its a Gold Laced Wyandotte.
    I think that its got a lot of wattle growth for a 4 wk female. My 6+ week old Silver Laced's aren't that pronounced.
    Time will tell but my guess for now is cockeral.
    Last edited: Aug 6, 2013
  5. Pele

    Pele Songster

    Feb 25, 2011
    It's a Gold Laced Wyandotte. The girls in this breed are notorious for early comb growth, so I'm saying female so far.
  6. niff56

    niff56 In the Brooder

    Feb 25, 2013

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