Silver laced wyndottes

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by anniepan, Jul 26, 2008.

  1. anniepan

    anniepan New Egg

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    Hi everyone... here's a really stupid Q for you all....
    we have 2 silver laced bantam wyndottes...malcolm and margo... meant to be a cock and hen...
    thing is... malcolm is all cock looking ( they are 21 wks old) but margo seems more like a cock than a hen... she is the one that struts about and is in charge.. when they go to bed and malcolm doesnt follow straight away she gets real cross with him!!
    now the last few days when i've let them free in the mornings she's starting to try and do a crow... malcolm has started to follow suit and is much better at it than her yet still both pretty lame.... it seems she is definatly trying to crow... could she also be a cock? she's much smaller though and i'm so confused.... will they live ok together if they are both cocks? they are fab and seem so happy wondering around the garden all day with the ducks... any ideas anyone??? would be great to hear views on this... [​IMG] thank you!!![​IMG]
     
  2. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    Michigan
    Some roos develop more slowly than others.... a photo would certainly help us to know if you have two roos or just a really bossy gal!

    If they are both roos, and have been raised together, then they should be fine.
     
  3. pinkfeather

    pinkfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like you've got a couple of roos. I'm not sure if you can keep them together though.
     
  4. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    I have a bossy silver laced wyandotte hen too. Even tho we do have a roo in the bunch she seems to be the boss lol
     
  5. anniepan

    anniepan New Egg

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    thank you.. i'll try and uplaod a pic of them so you can see if you can tell what they are!!!
    guess margo could be hormonal and just bossy... just like me lol!!!
     
  6. anniepan

    anniepan New Egg

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  7. anniepan

    anniepan New Egg

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    here's the pic... malcolm is in front.. not a great one of margo... can you tell if shes a he???

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  8. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    Michigan
    I don't know a lot about Wyandottes or when they feather out .... but if you look at these from Feathersite....

    Roo, Hen and Pullet pics...........

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    You can see the difference in feathering and the amount of white on the roo.
     
  9. anniepan

    anniepan New Egg

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    Gosh Malcolm will look grand when he turns out like that!! i cant wait... thank you for the info.... hadnt found that site before so will have a good look..... [​IMG]
     
  10. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    Michigan
    I think I can see where Malcolm's pointy saddle feathers are coming in. Does the other chicken have these also? Do you have a pic of his/her back?
     

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