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When can I tell the gender on SL Wyandottes?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by nutz4critters, Apr 17, 2008.

  1. nutz4critters

    nutz4critters Out Of The Brooder

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    I got some SLW in an assortment. I paid for all pullets, but you know how hatcheries are. [​IMG]

    They are now 11 days old (hatched 4/6) and most have full wing feathers. Most of them have a lot of definite penciling on the wing feathers, but I have one that has dark flight feathers with little to no penciling.

    I can see a difference in the comb on the "oddball", but it could be an early bloomer, I guess. I will say it likes the highest spot possible in the brooder and is assertive. Until I take it out to socialize it. [​IMG]

    I'm just curious. Need to get batteries before I can take some pix and then I'll need instructions for posting pix on the list.

    I don't want a houseful of roos, but I hope I have at least one! [​IMG]

    TIA!
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    By about 5-6 weeks roo combs will be much more evident. Pic posting instructions are in the FAQ. Best of luck!
     

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