Splash Blue Wyandotte........confirming this is a "he"

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by gladahmae, Dec 7, 2012.

  1. gladahmae

    gladahmae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just confirming that this *is* in fact a cockerel. I'm only a bit unsure because my GLW pinked up early and had me convinced that she was a he for a month or so.

    The chick in question is close to 8wks old.

    (6.5wks in this pic)
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    And from today:
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    Updated shot from above: 9.5 weeks old.
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    Last edited: Dec 12, 2012
  2. goldfinches

    goldfinches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I say He.
     
  3. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I would say he is a he! LOL!!!
     
  4. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Manly man. He's going to be just gorgeous!
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    looks like a cockerel but i would wait till at least 14-15 weeks when the saddles either develop or they don't. i find that this breed can be a bit tricky with comb and wattle development
     
  6. Chickengirl47

    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe post more pictures of him/her in a few weeks.
     
  7. PeakyBeaky

    PeakyBeaky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first picture...I wanted to say boy-due to the early waddles. Picture 2-looks more pullet-ish. Give it a few more weeks to be sure. With no hackles yet, it's hard to say.
     
  8. Texasmja

    Texasmja Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am going to say cockerel. He is pretty.
     
  9. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    i say wait a few more weeks till like 15 weeks of age to be sure leaning towards cockerel though
     
  10. Mac14

    Mac14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful! :)
     

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