Wyandotte Rooster vs Hen

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ourlilfarm2015, Aug 20, 2016.

  1. ourlilfarm2015

    ourlilfarm2015 Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay my 10 silver laced Wyandotte hens are approx 3 months old (depending how old they were when I got them at bomgaars I picked them up the day their shipment came in). They all look the same and act the same (like hens) would I know by now if one was a rooster? I don't think I bought sexed ones pretty sure it was a straight run batch but I didn't think I'd get so lucky to get 10 hens out of the deal.
     
  2. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    The ten individuals may appear all the same to you, but to an experienced eye, there may be subtle differences that may indicate some are cockerels.

    Posting photos would help.
     
  3. ourlilfarm2015

    ourlilfarm2015 Out Of The Brooder

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    That's what I just went outside to do haha [​IMG]

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  4. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    Indeed! I do not spy a single cockerel in that bunch! I've never seen such luck with a straight run order!

    I can order three pullets and one will turn out to be a cockerel. Gimme some of that luck, won't you!
     
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    These are my 2 SLW from Jerry Foley. They are around 10 weeks old. I'm pretty sure I have one pullet and one cockerel. What do you think?? Roo on the left and a pic of him solo.
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