Really hoping this GLW is a pullet!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by gladahmae, Jun 4, 2012.

  1. gladahmae

    gladahmae Songster

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    Having a roo wouldn't be awful, but it would sersiously be my luck to get one. I'm concerned because I also have a SLW that's the same age that has a gray/pink comb area, and NO wattles forming. Chick in question is around 5 weeks old. Thank you! :)

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    Color is off in this one, but it gives a better side view of the body.
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  2. aoxa

    aoxa Crowing

    I am not great with sexing Wyandottes, but hang in there..

    I know quite a few people (including myself) who have had Wyandottes pink up early.
     
  3. Hezz

    Hezz Songster

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    Can you post a front view of the comb? That would help a lot.
     
  4. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Crowing

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    I think you have a girl. One of my SLW pullets developed early heres a pic at about 5 weeks for comparison
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  5. BlueCamas

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    I'd say you have a cockerel, but Wyandottes can be tricky. Don't give up hope yet!
     
  6. gladahmae

    gladahmae Songster

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    Here are 2 more pics. If you need more/another angle, let me know!
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    And compared to my SLW pullet of the same age
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  7. chickenreferee

    chickenreferee Chirping

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    Looks like a cockeral to me. But it's still early yet!
     
  8. gladahmae

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    Alright, so here is a 6wk picture, though a little washed out......it's more red through the comb and wattles irl. And fwiw, this chick's body language is always the 'hey! what are you doing?' [cautiously picks its way nearer, head-bob, cranes its neck, a few more cautious steps, and then retreats] I don't know if that just means it's the alpha pullet so to speak, or if that's early cockeral body language.

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  9. PoultryGirly

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    I think you have a roo.[​IMG] Some roos aren't too terribly bad!
     
  10. r u sure thats a SLW in the photo u put up for comparison?? it has a single comb
     

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