Pullet or roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Anna Campione, May 31, 2017.

  1. Anna Campione

    Anna Campione Just Hatched

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    IMG_1120.JPG IMG_1118.JPG IMG_1137.JPG IMG_1147.JPG IMG_1150.JPG new to the wonderful world of chickens and would love to hear what you guys think? This little one is about 7 weeks old, a blue laced red wyandotte and I'm not sure if it's a he or a she?!? Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Chicknbootz

    Chicknbootz Out Of The Brooder

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    I just want to comment on how beautiful "it" is. I'm obsessed with the blue laced red wyandotte's!! Following thread!
     
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  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    I'm leaning towards cockerel but not 100% sure.
     
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  4. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has a pretty big comb, but has a very feminine body. Very pretty chick though. I would wait maybe another week or two to be sure on the gender.
     
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  5. Chicknbootz

    Chicknbootz Out Of The Brooder

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    Updated picture? What sex are you thinking it is now?
     
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Beautiful bird but, just don't know enough about the color/breed. For anything else I would think "red over wings" is a sign of doom (cockerels) but I imagine that is part of the coloring both sexes would have. :barnie
     
  7. aglandaetap

    aglandaetap Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm new to chickens too. I have my first silver laced Wyandotte 10-11 weeks ago. I realized that this breed is not always as straight forward as others are. You either get pullets that look pulletish since early age, and also get pullets/cockerels that can be questionable as they grow, and also get boys that show male signs since very early.
    My chick was questionable since week#3 up until week #9 of age: red comb and slight growth of wattles. Those never got too big though as time passed but remained -red-ish. I kept comparing her to pics of roosters of same age as she grew. Keep in mind my bird is hatchery quality.
    With all of that, I'm trying to say, the longer you wait, the better when there's a concern about gender on any breed but especially a Wyandotte. But I can guess at this time for your bird that it looks more pullet to me than my pullet did when mine was 7wo. Hope that helps! Good luck and posts new pics to see! :)
     
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  8. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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    That's a rooster
     
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  9. Anna Campione

    Anna Campione Just Hatched

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    I'll take a newer one...just still not sure.
     
  10. Anna Campione

    Anna Campione Just Hatched

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    Here are photos from today...thoughts? IMG_1442.JPG
     

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