Is this a rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Rose33647, Aug 17, 2010.

  1. We got a few Silver Laced Wyandote chicks a few months ago. They were all supposed to be females. This one... it doesn't look like the rest. Is it a roo?
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    Mary
     
  2. harewizard

    harewizard Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is the age?? [​IMG]

    I'm not sure if it's a roo or a pullet, but it may be mixed with something. SLW don't have feathers on their legs. [​IMG]
    If I had to guess, I would say a roo.

    I'm sure someone else will be able to help, [​IMG]
    Lisa
     
  3. Thanks, Lisa. I've been looking at pictures online and noticed that about the feathered legs. So, it may not even be a Wyandote at all...[​IMG]
     
  4. Oh, sorry, it is four months old.
     
  5. WiMoSiFr

    WiMoSiFr Out Of The Brooder

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    Some of the wing feathers are iridescent green, which would make me think roo. Females tend to be more drab. But I'm no expert and we don't know the breed, so who knows. Sorry I couldn't be more help.
     
  6. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Definitely a rooster but NOT a Wyandotte. That is a Dark Brahma rooster. 1. it has feathered legs 2. the color pattern means male 3. he has a pea comb instead of a rose comb and 4. he is feathering in slow. If you look at pictures of a Dark Brahma rooster and hen you will know what number 2 means. [​IMG]
     
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  7. Great!!! Thanks, Brad [​IMG] I've been looking at pictures and videos, and I think you are right.
     
  8. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Your welcome! [​IMG] If you can, I'd keep him. Brahma roosters are suppose to be really nice [​IMG]
     
  9. BekahBear

    BekahBear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep. That's a roo. And I agree..not a Wyandotte. He looks more like a dark Brahma to me too
     

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