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SLW roo or pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MistyMountain, Sep 20, 2013.

  1. MistyMountain

    MistyMountain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Almost 5 weeks old. Two votes that Winnie will have to be renamed Willie... So far. Anyone else care to guess? Didn't know if slw had more red combs in general...
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  2. Brandi Leigh

    Brandi Leigh Chillin' With My Peeps

    hmmm...Willie is probably more fitting. roo.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Definitely a rooster; female Wyandottes never have such red combs at that age. The patchy white over his wings is another male SLW sign.
     
  4. PeakyBeaky

    PeakyBeaky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I vote cockerel also.
     
  5. MistyMountain

    MistyMountain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Since we are playing this game, how about this ee?
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  6. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    She looks like a pullet so far, but time will tell eventually. [​IMG]
     
  7. Chickens R Us

    Chickens R Us Chillin' With My Peeps

    SLW is a roo and EE looking like a pullet
     
  8. MistyMountain

    MistyMountain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whew. Too much testosterone for a "Rainbow layers" mix. I guess the chick sexer took the day off!
     
  9. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Overrun With Chickens

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    Your SLW could possibly be a rooster because of the extra white on it, but hatchery quality isn't the greatest. And Wyandottes mature early even the pullets. Dont give up on it just yet, wait a few more weeks. Here is a pic of mine when she was the same age as yours, I was sure she would be a roo.
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    This pic shows my 3 when they were young all pretty patchy
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    and here is another of my Wyandottes grown up, but shows her patchy white like yours. Her color eventually evened out as she matured though(I know she has the wrong comb type)
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    Last edited: Sep 21, 2013
  10. MistyMountain

    MistyMountain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Updated pic at 6-1/2 weeks!
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