SLW tails

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sixchickadees, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. sixchickadees

    sixchickadees Out Of The Brooder

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    I was just wondering if SLWs have very pointy/stickup tails, and if there is a difference between pullets and cockerels. We have 4 chickens who are almost 9 weeks old, one of which is an SLW. The other three we are almost 100% sure are pullets, by we think the SLW might be a cockerel. He/she's tail is very high when she stands, higher than those of the other 3. Is this just a difference in the breeds (the other three are Buff Orpington, Plymouth Rock, and a New Hampshire Red), or does this indicate roo?
    Thanks!!! I'll post some pictures soon of our SLW (Sparrow).
     
  2. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It just may be the bird. A picture would help! SLWs can be hard to tell.
     
  3. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It would have a slightly different coloring if it was a roo. Look on the breed page under Wyandottes for some pics.
     

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