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Male or Female Golden Laced Wyandotte??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Adventurefamily5, Nov 25, 2010.

  1. Adventurefamily5

    Adventurefamily5 In the Brooder

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    We got in 4 beautiful chicks 5 1/2 weeks ago from mypetchicken.com. A Buff Orpington, White Leghorn, Dominique and a Golden Laced Wyandotte. We are pretty sure that all are females except the Wyandotte. Pat, as we'll call her/him, acts more aggressive than the others and has wattles already. Can anyone tell me if this is a boy or girl? Thanks so much! This is my first post, so I hope I did the picture right.

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  2. farmerChef

    farmerChef Songster

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    the pic's alittle blurred, hard to see feathers. looks like it might be a roo. a picture of its back would help
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    If that comb is really as red as it appears in the picture, you have a male. Males also feather out a bit differently than females, but can't see enough of the bird in the picture to judge by that, though to me, it looks like a cockerel.
     
  4. Adventurefamily5

    Adventurefamily5 In the Brooder

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    The comb is definitely red, and so is the head. We suspected because of how red he got before the other 3, and also because he is more aggressive, bumping his chest against the other chicks when we let them out of the cage. Thanks! Another question... should I post him on the meetup so he can find a good pot... I mean home, or should I wait another week or 2?
     
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Definite cockerel.
     
  6. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Songster

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    Definitely a roo.
     
  7. JustAChickenLittle&More

    JustAChickenLittle&More Songster

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    What's the Meetup?[​IMG]
     

  8. Jferlisi

    Jferlisi i dont eat chicken!!!!

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    Its a roo for sure, But just cause he acts like that now, that doesn't mean its a male. Our dominate female was very aggresive at the others. You wont be able to tell by there attitude but only by there features. Even now our roo runs from the dogs yet the dom hen stands up to them and will go after them.
     
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  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    "Pat". I love it!
     
  10. Adventurefamily5

    Adventurefamily5 In the Brooder

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    Meetup.com is a new way to connect to people locally. You can search for groups that you like and then meet up with people at meetings or events. I am a member of a political group, an investment group and a chicken meetup. We live in Raleigh, NC, and the group posts about get-togethers and informational meetings, etc. We talk about where to buy feed locally and they even have group harvests for meat. It's neat!

    Thanks for everyone's input![​IMG]
     

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