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Silver laced wyandotte hen or Roo at 5 weeks?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by akiki, Apr 7, 2016.

  1. akiki

    akiki Just Hatched

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    Newbie here at raising chickens and I need your help sexing my 2 silver laced wyandotte who are 5 weeks old and one is already showing a red comb and waddle [​IMG] one of them possibly a ROO?
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  2. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think they're both cockerels. [​IMG] Such handsome little boogers!

    ~Alex
     
  3. Cel45

    Cel45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say, judging from my own SLW, that the one on the right is a pullet and the one on the left is a cockeral.
     
  4. akiki

    akiki Just Hatched

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    Thanks for your opinion, thats what I thought too. Pretty disappointed since I really just wanted hens for the eggs. Hopefully I could find him a nice home where the neighbors won't mind him :)
     
  5. akiki

    akiki Just Hatched

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    Oh my! Thanks for responding Alex, I was hoping at least one was a hen. :( My poor neighbors [​IMG]
     
  6. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    You're welcome! There is a chance that the rose-combed one is a pullet, actually. [​IMG] Once of my Silver Pencilled Wyandotte bantams is the same age as your babies, and she's got pink wattles already!

    ~Alex
     
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    The one in the top pic on the right isn't looking super suspicious as of now. The one in the last pic is probably a cockerel.
     
  8. akiki

    akiki Just Hatched

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    I think your right, both good looking birds and at least one will lay some eggs :) Thanks for your response.
     
  9. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    You're welcome. Enjoy them![​IMG]
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Mountain Peeps
     

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