What gender is my Silver Laced Wyandotte?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BTinks, Mar 12, 2013.

  1. BTinks

    BTinks Out Of The Brooder

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    This is one of my five-week-old Silver Laced Wyandottes. I bought an assorted pullet lot, but am wondering if this is a roo. The comb is more reddish than I expected for a five week old. The chick in the front is the one I am wondering about.

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  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At 5 weeks old, it certainly is suspicious for a cockerel.
     
  3. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Give it more time (I'm guessing cockerel)
     
  4. BTinks

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    Thanks!
     
  5. Angie8eggs

    Angie8eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just wanted to let you know, i had a silver laced wyandotte rooster, and he was so nice at first, but he started to attack my my son, husband, and me. So we had to butcher him. :( He was so beautiful!! We used to pick him up, pet him, not sure what happened. He was terrified of our little tiny OEGB Rooster. Hopefully you wont have a problem! :)
     
  6. BTinks

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    Oh that's sad! Yeah I'm hoping that mine will continue being sweet. Right now he's the friendliest one and always hops up to my hand to get petted. :)

    We aren't opposed to eating our roosters if we end up with too many, but part of me feels bad that we might have to eat such a beautiful animal. :p
     

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