suspected wyandotte roo

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by nutmeg2356, Apr 6, 2017.

  1. nutmeg2356

    nutmeg2356 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everyone!
    My babies are 6 weeks old this week. Since about week 3, I've had my suspicions that one of my 2 wyandottes is a rooster. The 2 wyandottes look completely different from each other, and one has begun to "fluff" when I go by their area. [​IMG]

    Today I moved them to their coop and let them play around in the enclosed run while I set up the food/water/etc, and my neighbors dog started barking. The chickens all ran to one corner of the run, except the chick that I suspect is a rooster, which ran towards the side of the run the dog was near and seemed to "protect" the other chicks and very fearlessly fluffed her/his feathers.

    here are some pictures of the wyandottes:

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    The one I think is a roo:
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    Let me know your thoughts!
     
  2. WyoChickies

    WyoChickies Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks like a cockerel to me!
     
  3. Leah567

    Leah567 Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I see one rooster.
     
  4. nutmeg2356

    nutmeg2356 Out Of The Brooder

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    Shoot- thats what I thought! He has begun to be quite the bully, so maybe this isn't a bad thing, lol [​IMG]
     
  5. nutmeg2356

    nutmeg2356 Out Of The Brooder

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    and is it the one that I listed as being the one I suspected to be the roo?
     
  6. lomine

    lomine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldn't write this one off yet. The lacing seems to be pretty even and usually with Wyandottes that's a better indicator than comb. Behavior can help support things but I wouldn't go by that either. My SLR Wyandotte was a bit of a stinker at the start. She calmed down a lot after she started laying. For now I would say it could go either way but I lean more toward pullet.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    cockerel
     
  8. nutmeg2356

    nutmeg2356 Out Of The Brooder

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    The pattern over the wings is more spotty on the one I think is a roo
     
  9. nutmeg2356

    nutmeg2356 Out Of The Brooder

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    Updated pictures (they're now almost 9 weeks old)
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