5 1/2 week old BLR Wyandotte Bantam... am I a boy?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by WhiteMountainsRanch, Nov 28, 2010.

  1. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are the first Bantams I've had, I think I have two males and two females. This one has the most wattle and comb out of all of them.

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  2. Firearia

    Firearia Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yup, that's a boy.
     
  3. PeakyBeaky

    PeakyBeaky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From having ours...Wyandottes take a long time to tell what you have-weeks! They tend to develop early waddles and can be really tricky with gender....looks the same as our pullets at that age.
     
  4. The Lisser

    The Lisser Chillin' With My Peeps

    Don't have experience with BLR or bantam wyandottes, but I can tell you that my hatchery SLW developed red comb/wattles at about 4-5 weeks old but now is almost old enough to lay eggs and I'm 99% sure it's a pullet. I think they can "go red" early.
     
  5. funnybirds

    funnybirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure about your little bird but I will tell you that my little questionable gender bird started crowing at about 7 1/2 weeks.
     

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