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Silver Laced Wyandotte Cockerel or Pullet!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Papas Chickens, Jul 24, 2014.

  1. Papas Chickens

    Papas Chickens Songster

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    Here is one of my Silver Laced Wyandotte, it is 4 weeks and a couple days old. Is it a cockerel or pullet? [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. fshinggrl

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    SLW chicks tend to be difficult to sex. At four weeks, I don't think you'd see wattles that big on a pullet. Time will tell, but I think that is a cockerel.
     
  3. JodyJo

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    I am going to venture a guess and say you have a roo there...here are two of my SLW at around 6 weeks...still barely a comb....keep us posted.
     
  4. Papas Chickens

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    Your birds are beautiful, mine look all ragged lol.
     
  5. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    That's the difference a couple of weeks makes in chicks - they go through a really, um....... interesting, phase of appearance about the age of your birds.
     
  6. Papas Chickens

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    Lol they look like they were up all night drinking and been huggin the john all day lol, but I still luv em.
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Your Silver-laced Wyandotte looks like a little rooster to me, too. In general, a pullet won't have that much comb and wattle at such a young age as four weeks.
     
  8. JodyJo

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    thanks...here are a couple pics I took today at 14 weeks....

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    based on my pics at 14 weeks...notice the comb development...I would say you have roos....
     
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