SLW gender help?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickmomma03, Apr 12, 2016.

  1. chickmomma03

    chickmomma03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These little ones are almost 4 weeks old (4 weeks on Thursday). Any opinions/ideas on gender? They are a little on the wild side so it's hard to get good pictures while holding.

    First pic you can see comb on Hope (back one)
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    Second pic you can see comb on Harmony (front)
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    Any opinions or just wait it out?
     
  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    Could you get a better picture? I'm leaning towards cockerel though. I think you should post again in a week are so when we can be more accurate with our guesses.
     
  3. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
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  4. chickmomma03

    chickmomma03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can try to take some better pics, they're a little on the crazy side though. I only have a cell phone to take pics with so I'll wait until daylight (idk why, but it doesn't capture great ones in the evening/at night in the house).
     
  5. chickmomma03

    chickmomma03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Harmony 1
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    Harmony 2
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    Hope 1
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    Hope 2
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  6. chickmomma03

    chickmomma03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I took those pictures today. I have some more from today too.
     
  7. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    Can you get some close-ups of the face?
     
  8. chickmomma03

    chickmomma03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This one of hope might be better for comb pic. She was hard to get a good comb pic of so I held her and took one.
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  9. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    Doesn't seem like a lot of pink yet. So maybe pullets. SLWs can be tricky like many other breeds. Time will tell for sure. :)
     
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  10. chickmomma03

    chickmomma03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yea, that's what I was worried about. With my Buff Orpingtons it was like that, but with RIR (it was an order goof up on the business's part) I could tell he was a cockerel early on. With all of my others I could tell earlier too that they were pullets. This is my first time with SLW so I wasn't sure.
     

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