Still can't tell!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Coop de Grille, Dec 18, 2011.

  1. Coop de Grille

    Coop de Grille Songster

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    I have read that Silver Laced Wyandottes are easy to sex if they are under two weeks old. My babies are 11 days old and I just can't seem to figure it out! Can anyone tell me if these are boys or girls? Am I looking at one girl and three boys?

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  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    it is way too early to tell thats why..lol try posting again when they are about 6-8 weeks old....
     
  3. dickhorstman

    dickhorstman Songster Premium Member

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    I think you are right.
     
  4. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Crowing

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    Wyandottes are one of the more difficult to tell as far as gender goes. My GLW didn't start laying until 9 months of age, I was wondering if she was just a quiet rooster.lol

    Cute babies. I wish I would of gotten a silver laced one too.
     
  5. Coop de Grille

    Coop de Grille Songster

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    They are cute! I am also getting 8 Buff Orpingtons on Christmas, is there a way to sex them so I don't wind up with a dozen roo's?
     
  6. BlazeJester

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    Quote:No way to sex buff orps until it is way, way too late... unless you get them from a hatchery pre-sexed. I think they're one of the hardest to sex. I just can't tell the difference until the roosters crow or grow in their full saddle/hackle/tail feathers.
     
  7. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Crowing Premium Member

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  8. greensandjeans

    greensandjeans In the Brooder

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    I can only speak from experience with my one chick. Here's how my hen who is a SLW looked at about 2+ weeks.
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    From that I would guess that the first photo of yours is a hen and that the others are slower feathering in are boys. But like other say, post again in a few weeks.
     
  9. PeakyBeaky

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    Way too early [​IMG] , sit back, relax and watch them grow [​IMG] Wyandottes are a hard breed to tell-unless you've done it alot [​IMG] Wait til you start getting some feathers.
     

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