Please I have 2 SLW 9 weeks old! Boy? Girl?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Alluundra, May 21, 2019.

  1. Alluundra

    Alluundra In the Brooder

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    Hullo I was wondering if you could please spare some of your time admiring my chicks and if you can turn away to tell me what their gender is? TIA!

    The first 2 pics show them together.

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    The next 4 pics are of the one I think may be a boy. I have nicknamed him littleTail as his tail feathers are the smallest in the whole flock.
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    The last ones are of the one I think may be girl. Her nickname is royal as she has no problems bossing the other birds if they are in her way.

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Puppy Dreaming

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    They are both pullets.
     
  3. MNchickaroo

    MNchickaroo Chirping

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    I just learned this...pullets will have "regular" lacing, meaning it's clear that they have a white feather tipped in black, and you can usually see a pattern in the feathers, they look "neat". Cockerels will have random white and black patterns on their feathers, will usually be a little bigger, and will have a more developed comb. (Of course, there are exceptions I hear!)
    Your seem to have some lovely ladies:)
    I have 10 SLW's about the same size as yours (we got them in a SR) and when they are side by side, it's very clear which is which. Hope that helps!
     
  4. Alluundra

    Alluundra In the Brooder

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    Thank you! That helps a lot! Explains a lot on the behaviour too.
     
  5. chrissynemetz

    chrissynemetz Free Ranging

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    I believe those are both pullets :)
     
  6. cstephens1987

    cstephens1987 Songster

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    Idk the one with the incorrect single comb is kind of suspicious looking in a couple pics
     
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  7. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Crossing the Road

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    Pullets
     
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  8. I think they are pullets as well. I have five of them that look just like that.
     

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