silver laced wyandotte s

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by elliechooks, Nov 30, 2013.

  1. elliechooks

    elliechooks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know the picture is really rubbish, but these wyandottes are 15 weeks old and there is very little difference between them apart from the saddle feathers. One has quite skinny saddle feathers while the other has wider, less pointy feathers. They both have very small pinkish comb and wattles but nothing that really yells male or female at me. Any chance do you think I may have a pair here?
     
  2. Skinny pointy saddle feathers actually is a male trait. The one in the front in the photo could be a male. Could you get pictures that show their combs and waddles?
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I do believe you have a pair. Female on the left, male on the right.
     
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  5. elliechooks

    elliechooks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks all. Hope you're right. Will try to get some better pictures tomorrow.
     
  6. PeakyBeaky

    PeakyBeaky Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. davemonkey

    davemonkey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you have a pair. The supposed male does not have the coloring yet, but neither does your pullet. Mine did not get really good coloring until 20 weeks old (which was about a month ago). While the waddles are pronounced now, I am still seeing nothing as far as comb (mine are pullets).
     
  8. PeakyBeaky

    PeakyBeaky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a picture of a pair of ours-pullet on the left, cockerel on the right. See how the male has a notably pinker comb, white shields and more black color around his neck?
     
  9. elliechooks

    elliechooks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pictures still aren't brilliant but hope you can see them a bit better.
     
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  10. PeakyBeaky

    PeakyBeaky Chillin' With My Peeps

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