Wyandotte chicks: pullets or cockerels?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Hans77, Jul 19, 2018.

  1. Trux

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  2. Hans77

    Hans77 Chirping

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    In my opinion 9 and 10 are cockerels too.
    2 is surely a hen.
     
  3. Hans77

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    I have also posted these pictures on a Dutch forum. The strange thing is that people there keep telling me that the majority of the chicks are cockerels, which leaves me confused. So, if there are any more thoughts, please let me know.
     
  4. bantamsrmyfav

    bantamsrmyfav Free Ranging

    1, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11 could be roosters so 6/13, I'd say about half but I have only had 3 wyandottes so I'm not an expert
     
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  5. Hans77

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    I had hoped 1 would be a hen.
    On the other forum 5 and 8 are said to be cockerels for sure.
     
  6. bantamsrmyfav

    bantamsrmyfav Free Ranging

    Has 1's comb and wattles gotten any redder since you first posted this thread?
     
  7. Hans77

    Hans77 Chirping

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    No, not that I noticed. Its wattles are very pale.
     
  8. bantamsrmyfav

    bantamsrmyfav Free Ranging

    it's probably a hen then
     
  9. Hans77

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    I really hope so.
    It is remarkable that the mottled chicks seem to develop much faster than the other colours. I can separate the roosters quite easily there.
     
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    What do you think about 5 and 8 in the last pictures?
     

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