Silver laced Wyandottes- roo or hen?

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  1. ChristinaR

    ChristinaR Just Hatched

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    I have 3- 14 week old silver laced Wyandottes. I bought them all as sexed pullets but really starting to wonder if they actually are. No crowing as of yet but they look quite roo-ish. All help and input is greatly appreciated. Also they hate me and refuse my love lol.

    The chickens in the background are year old barred rock hens....so you can see how big the slw are...rather large haha IMG_20170607_153412494.jpg IMG_20170607_153400198_BURST004.jpg IMG_20170607_153354592_BURST003.jpg
     
  2. Top Rooster

    Top Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. mjett5578

    mjett5578 Out Of The Brooder

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    definitely hens. And also, roosters start crowing fairly young (much younger than that)
     
  4. BantammChick

    BantammChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those are hens.
     
  5. ChristinaR

    ChristinaR Just Hatched

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    Do they normally have that red of wattles and Combs at 14 weeks? So many people kept telling me that they are roosters or at least one of them was a rooster for sure
     
  6. ChristinaR

    ChristinaR Just Hatched

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    Do you know how old they are when they start to lay? Lol that will tell me for sure that they are hens! So many people have called them roosters
     
  7. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they are both hens. If one looked at all rooish, it would be the one on the right, but i still think that they are hens. Some hens just have a little bigger comb. Hens usually start laying at about 18 to 20 weeks.
     
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think they are hens as well. You can always post your photos at "what breed or gender is this," for more opinions. They are very pretty.
     
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