Wanna play the "guessing game"? 3 week old Blue Laced Red Wyandottes

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by goatkeepers, Aug 13, 2008.

  1. goatkeepers

    goatkeepers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have three 3-week old chicks. Wanna play? There's two dark ones and one light one.


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    Chick two (the light one)

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    Chick three

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    Edited to add: The first chicks "comb" is a lot bumpier in texture and look. Do you think that means something?
     
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  2. bishopschickens

    bishopschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2008
    Cumberland, VA
    chicks 1 and 2 are roosters and chick number three is a hen!

    Brandon
     
  3. coffeemama

    coffeemama Barista Queen

    Mar 5, 2008
    Oregono
    I say to wait a few more weeks. Wys become very easy to tell at some point. I'm only guessing, and it is hard to tell from the angle of the photos but #1 and #3 roos and #2 hen. On my wys the waddles are the first giveaway.
     
  4. goatkeepers

    goatkeepers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks [​IMG]
     
  5. roosters97

    roosters97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
    VA
    Quote:i agree
     
  6. coffeemama

    coffeemama Barista Queen

    Mar 5, 2008
    Oregono
    Oh and congrats! They're lovely! [​IMG]
     
  7. birdlover

    birdlover Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    Northern Va.
    Whatever they are, they're BEAUTS!!!!
     
  8. goatkeepers

    goatkeepers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you guys!! [​IMG] I just really hope chick #2 (the light one) is a hen, I loooove the lighter blrw's.....
     
  9. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I agree...wait about 3 more weeks and it will be easier to tell. My latest hatch of BLRWs are almost 7 weeks and it's been very obvious for the last couple of weeks who's a roo and who isn't.
     
    Last edited: Aug 13, 2008
  10. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

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    Yup, gonna go with the roo, hen, roo vote here. And it is good to see the little darlings!!! They are beautiful [​IMG]
     

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