SLW Pullet or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Kenshan1, Sep 6, 2010.

  1. Kenshan1

    Kenshan1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I finally got an ok picture. One of the SLW has a redder crown & starting of woddles then the other 2. Just wondering what you all thought? We're not sure on age but guessing about 7-8wks.

    Shannon

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    Last edited: Sep 6, 2010
  2. ve

    ve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Girl for now
     
  3. bella1210

    bella1210 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think it is a hen
     
  4. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

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  5. NellaBean

    NellaBean Graceland Farms

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    I'd say rooster.
     
  6. Iheartchicks<3:)

    Iheartchicks<3:) Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pullet
     
  7. cracked_egg

    cracked_egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, I'd say pullet too. By 8-9 weeks, my SLW roo had big very red comb/waddles compared to others. I do have some that developed waddles, but not red and not very large.... Hth
     
  8. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I say pullet.
     
  9. Kenshan1

    Kenshan1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The other thing I forgot to mention but could be just this bird. It likes to peck at your hand before it lets you pick it up. Several times it has done this. My daughter doesn't like it but I tell her it doesn't hurt (yet) & that if she backs away the chicken knows you are afraid & it won. We don't want the bird to win so we just keep our hand there & pick it up. Only the one with the redder crown does this. One of the Marans has tried pecking at our hands but since they all look the same with no color difference there yet I can't tell which one of those it is. This SLW is for the moment easy to pick out with the redder stuff.

    Shannon
     
  10. Louieandthecrew

    Louieandthecrew I am actually a female!

    I think hen [​IMG]
     

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