Male or Female?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by GimmeCake, Sep 21, 2013.

  1. GimmeCake

    GimmeCake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm probably overreacting, but with my previous experience with Wyandottes this made be a bit nervous. My Blue Laced Red Wyandotte is approx 23 days old and has a larger comb then I remember my other Wyandottes having. Also, it looks like a single comb and not a rose comb. The comb was nearly non-existent about a week ago. It also has a slight tint of red about half way up the comb. She also has some waddles beginning to grow.

    Here is an image (sorry it's blurry, all I have is a cheap webcam at the moment):

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    Last edited: Sep 21, 2013
  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    with it being a single combed wyandotte, wait a few more weeks and you'll know for sure
     
  3. chooks4life

    chooks4life Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a cockerel to me, but it always helps to show its clutchmates for comparison. But I'm about 99% sure that one's male. Also, a lot of people call them 'waddles', but they're 'wattles'. ;)

    All the best.
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    The comb is pretty large for that age, so I'm going with cockerel.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a cockerel, but I would post new photos in a few weeks. By then, the gender should be obvious.
     
  6. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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