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 Out Of The Brooder

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    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!

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    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.

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    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.
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    Close-up of the combs.

    Any opinions or guesses will be appreciated :) Thanks, friends!
     
  2. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    It's a golden laced wyandotte I don't know much about genders but it looks kind of like a female.
     
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  3. Baby Corn

    Baby Corn Out Of The Brooder

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    Woo hoo! At least one vote female :) Thanks, Veer.
     
  4. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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.
     
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  5. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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