Thoughts on gender and breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by yellowbttrflies, May 26, 2016.

  1. yellowbttrflies

    yellowbttrflies New Egg

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    We are new to backyard chickens, so I'd love the input of more experienced chicken people! We noticed some pink in the comb of one of our 4-week old chicks. Is it true that this signifies that she is likely a he? We don't see any wattles yet, but the pink in the comb is making us nervous that it's a rooster. And if anyone has any idea of the breed, I'd love to figure that out too.

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  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Always Thankful Premium Member

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    I'm not sure on breed (where did you get it?), but so far it doesn't look like a cockerel. I would post again around 6 or 7 weeks to confirm.
     
  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks to be a white wyandotte
     
  4. yellowbttrflies

    yellowbttrflies New Egg

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    We got it from my son's classroom. They hatched eggs, and there were a variety of different color chicks (our other one is black - shown in my avatar). I am curious about the breed, but I am more concerned about the roo vs pullet. It's reassuring that you think it might be a pullet. The pink at the top of the comb made me nervous!
     
  5. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wyandottes are a little tuffer to sex. As that pullets and cockerels both get pink combs early. Untill they are around 6-8 weeks, then the cockerels will start growing larger. Most rose combed breeds are this way.
     

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