Is this a rooster

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chickencreek, Aug 28, 2014.

  1. chickencreek

    chickencreek Out Of The Brooder

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    This is a 12 week old BLRW (blue laced red Wyandotte) is it a rooster?[​IMG]
     
  2. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    Hard to tell, but right now I'd say pullet.
     
  3. chickencreek

    chickencreek Out Of The Brooder

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    I sure hope so I don't need two roosters at the time
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Can we get a full body pic?
     
  5. chickencreek

    chickencreek Out Of The Brooder

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    I'll post one tomorrow
     
  6. chickencreek

    chickencreek Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] this is the best I could get.
     
  7. MrsBrooke

    MrsBrooke Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. JennieRD

    JennieRD Chillin' With My Peeps

    Id say Pullet, her comb is to thin! At 12 weeks, it is very evident and easy to see the difference. Hers is thin and narrow, a roo's is thick and wide.
     
  9. chickencreek

    chickencreek Out Of The Brooder

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    YES! Another pullet
     
  10. JennieRD

    JennieRD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are two 26 day old GLW chicks the 1st is a cockerel the 2nd a pullett. Notice the size difference in the combs, and the pullett feathers out faster than the cockerel. this stands true with all my wyandottes of any color!
     

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