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Roo or Not-a-Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by goldtopper, May 19, 2011.

  1. goldtopper

    goldtopper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first picture is of Krystle, whom I suspect may be Kristopher- Take a look. Redder wattles, comb; slightly larger than the two other Golden Laced Wyandottes who I believe are hens. All were bought as pullets. They are 12 weeks- nobody crows or anything, but he/she has a slightly greenish feather tint in the sun. His/her tail isn't as upright as the others....so? Is this bird a hen that is maturing a little quicker or a young roo?

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    Now this is Jan, who seems more rounded and hen-like. Her tail is typically short and upright.

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  2. WooingWyandotte

    WooingWyandotte Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks to me like a rooster.
     
  3. goldtopper

    goldtopper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    *bump* help!
     
  4. julie75

    julie75 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have Silver Laced Wyandottes, I don't know if that makes a difference or not, but I have a roo that is a few weeks younger than your Krystle with a bigger comb and wattles. So hopefully it's just a more mature hen.
     
  5. smk2010

    smk2010 Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks female to me. Should know for sure in a couple more weeks [​IMG] Good luck.
     
  6. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Perhaps it is the stance (why do they always have to poop right before the photo?) but it is looking more like a cockerel. That said, I find wyandottes hard to sex. I have experience with SLW's, but not GLW's. That said, wait a few more weeks.. then try. [​IMG] I am not 100% on the cockerel vote.
     

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