SLW Pullet or Cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ritzydoll, Dec 8, 2018 at 12:54 PM.

  1. Ritzydoll

    Ritzydoll In the Brooder

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    31CFDF03-986D-4F0B-92D4-7D4D838DCC2A.jpeg 69FC6AC0-11D7-4794-A728-BBEFC107AE48.jpeg 6D9BB809-B612-45C4-B085-6DDEDC1850AB.jpeg 2E092751-B456-40FB-B2F8-7E7D7549BAA6.jpeg Everyone this is Xena Warrior Princess. She/he is a 12wk Silver Laced Wyandotte. I’m new to chickens but I’m suspicious now that Xena might be a Warrior Prince. I don’t know if this is relevant but in the sun there is a slight green to her tail feathers. Always active and very curious about everything. I’m really enjoying her/him no matter what. Oh and she is a hatchery chick that is supposed to be a female. What does everyone think? Go!
     
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  2. It's a roo, judging by the curve of the tail feathers.
     
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  3. Looks like a pullet.
     
  4. Pullets don't have hackle feathers that curve like that. But there is a slight chance it may be a female-only time will tell for sure.
     
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  5. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Free Ranging

    Pretty pullet. :love Laced cockerels exhibit patchiness of plumage, namely in the shoulder region.

    Females' saddle and tail feathers can absolutely curve slightly, as long as they're rounded in shape. The thing to look for is pointy-edged male specific plumage.

    ~Alex
     
  6. Animals45

    Animals45 Chirping

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    I see saddle feathers and the tail is already sticking up so I'm leaning towards cockerels.
     
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  7. Ritzydoll

    Ritzydoll In the Brooder

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    How pointed to roo hackle and saddle feathers get? Xena's neck feathers look slightly pointed to me, but I don't really know. Her tail is really what got me second guessing if she was a pullet or not.
     
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  10. Frizzle and Friends

    Frizzle and Friends Chirping

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    Looks like a pullet to me.
     
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