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SLW Boys or Girls? Approx. 8 weeks old

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Twithead, Jan 2, 2015.

  1. Twithead

    Twithead New Egg

    Jan 2, 2015
    Desert Hills, AZ
    Pretty sure I already know the answer I don't want to hear on bird one but not certain on the other. The more I read and look at the other gender threads, the more I second guess myself.

    #1 I am thinking roo based on behavior, tail and the wattle but thought it odd no comb at all. #2 I am up in the air about.

    If you could tell me how you arrived at your conclusions, I would appreciate it so I can learn.

    Bird #1

    Bird #2
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    I'm leaning towards cockerel on both of them based on comb width, wattle development, and white patches on the wings (common male trait in Silver Laced Wyandottes). However, I'm not 100% sure.
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  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    I'm leaning towards cockerel on #1. I'm leaning towards pullet on #2.
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  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    My response exactly. I'd love to see pics in another 3-4 weeks, to see how things turn out.
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  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

    Apr 23, 2014
    At our lodge
    My Coop
    I don't see anything screaming rooster on either of them. But #1 is looking suspicious.
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