Silver laced wyandottes gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by clickdb, Jan 24, 2016.

  1. clickdb

    clickdb Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have been sitting on these guys for 18 weeks now, resisting the urge to post them here. I kinda suspect 2 of being cockerels, but I'm not experienced with the rose comb or the breed so I'm still not sure.
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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Those back feathers are broad and rounded. You have 2 pullets that should be laying any day now.
     
  3. clickdb

    clickdb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks, do you think they are all pullets then? Just two are closer to POL?
     
  4. JacksFarmNGardn

    JacksFarmNGardn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These 2 are squatting, do you think they are red enough that they should be laying soon? I got them 6 weeks ago,they finished a molt about 3 weeks ago.
     
  5. StarMeKritten

    StarMeKritten Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullets :)
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I see all females.

    the laced pattern on the feathers can drive folks nuts for sexing sometimes. that pattern created an optical illusion of the feather being pointed. But if you take a feather and lay it on a piece of paper, or just hold it up and look at it, the shape is rounded, not pointed like male sex feathers.

    I'm thinking you'll get eggs within the next few weeks.
     
  7. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    Definatly all hens. I have glw and still waiting for eggs I got them april 2015 as chicks.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    all pullets - lucky you
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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