Sexing Partridge Wyandotte Chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by DancingWthDucks, Mar 13, 2016.

  1. DancingWthDucks

    DancingWthDucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all, I was wondering if you could tell me the sexes of my 2 three week old partridge Wyandotte chicks. Dazzle is the larger chick and is a day or two older than pip.

    Thanks in advance.

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  2. urbanfarmer14

    urbanfarmer14 Out Of The Brooder

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    I would say they are both pullets because you would start to see comb development.
     
  3. DancingWthDucks

    DancingWthDucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :celebrate

    That's just what I wanted to hear!
     
  4. DancingWthDucks

    DancingWthDucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone else?
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    It's a bit young to say for sure. Wyandottes have rose combs, so you don't see comb sticking up as soon as a straight combed breed.

    Your best indicator will be coloring as they feather in. Partridge males have black breasts, females have brownish-red breasts.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    good to know
     
  7. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    I say PULLETS, lucky you:)
     
  8. Lelanae

    Lelanae Chillin' With My Peeps

    When do they feather in?
     
  9. DancingWthDucks

    DancingWthDucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pip on the left and Dazzle is on the right. Pip turned out to be a cockeral.


    I noticed that his wattles and comb went red before he started to feather out, which indicated he was a cockeral. His breast feathers started coming in when he was about 4 weeks old as partridge but as he has grown they been replaced by black feathers.
     
  10. aibbam

    aibbam Out Of The Brooder

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    I read that if they've got 'eyeliner' it's a pullet and if not, it's a rooster. Which would be the case looking at your pictures too.
     

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