is this a boy?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by amie m, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. amie m

    amie m Out Of The Brooder

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    My sweet silver laced wyandotte is probably a boy despite being sexed ad a pullet, but I'm hoping that there is some chance that maybe I'm wrong. S/he is 6 weeks
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  2. amie m

    amie m Out Of The Brooder

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    Please tell me I'm wrong and it may be a pullet still
     
  3. Puddin Fluff

    Puddin Fluff Overrun With Chickens

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    I am not as familiar with this breed, but I would say boy.
     
  4. asiawaka

    asiawaka Out Of The Brooder

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    We can wait it out together! I'm in the exact position with my SLW. It's comb just seems so different than the other girls and has almost no tail feather when the other girls had beautiful ones. People aren't convinced it's a boy yet and the harder I look the less I know :) sending you pullet vibes
     
  5. SkyWorld

    SkyWorld Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is Derpy one of two SLW we have and I thought that we had a rooster as she was maturing. She is now about 2 years old and a good layer. If I could get more SLW I would in an instance. They are difficult to hold, but very stable in confined space, easy to take care of and good independent personality. Hang in there, you will know in good time if you have a rooster. The challenge will be what to do if it truly is one, but I would wait and see.[​IMG]


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  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Looks like it could be a little fella, but I treat gender ID as more of a sport cos there's usually at least one chick that will not conform to signs that typify either sex.

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  7. asiawaka

    asiawaka Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for the encouraging words! They are trickery aren't they? Derpy is beautiful thank you for the kind words :)
     
  8. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    You are most welcome

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  9. SkyWorld

    SkyWorld Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you asiawaka and I hope your chicken adventures are a lot of fun. There is a lot of really good information here at BYC and I am very thankful to the knowledgeable people who answer as best they can. If you look into it they have an list of things to look for in telling if your chicken is a rooster, beside a persistent need to crow in the morning. One of the signs is the feathers in the tail and the back of the neck, if they become pointy like.
     
  10. amie m

    amie m Out Of The Brooder

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    That is a little bit reassuring. Was your hen as red this early skyworld? And asiawaka, can I see your chick?
     

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