8 week old Wyandotte bantams

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kristip, Mar 24, 2017.

  1. kristip

    kristip Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2010
    New Glarus
    I have 4 bantam Wyandotte. Two have huge wattles and combs, two I am unsure so I have pics of Roos and then a together pic of the two in question
  2. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Chicken Obsessed


    Those are not the lace pattern I am familiar with on Wyandottes. Which is usually a very easy give away to gender because the boys don't get lacing on the top of their wings, but more like a smeared color bar.

    To me, your second ones have too much pink in the comb and waddles to be comfortable to say girls.

    Can you tell what color your ear lobes are?Almost wondering if they are another rose comb breed?

    Can you get a shot of the wings on the ones you think are boys for comparison.
  3. kristip

    kristip Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2010
    New Glarus
    These are partridge Wyandotte bantams for sure...
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    The first two are definitely cockerels.
    The one on the right looks like a pullet. I'm leaning toward the one on the right being a pullet, too, though the comb is a little red.
  5. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Chicken Obsessed

    I was thinking that might be the possibility even though I am only familiar with the laced varieties. Love partridge birds!

    So in your pics, the ones you are pretty sure are boys (I am to)... they also seem much darker in coloration already? Or is it just the pic? Anyways, dark color is good indicator. But on your last 2, the left ones' waddles look bigger than the right still. Can you tell the thickness of the legs being different between the boys and girls? Standing side shots are good.

    I guess you last two are great for the guessing game. [​IMG] Thanks for letting me learn along!

    I'm gonna basically agree with Bantam lover... thinking maybe it's meant the one on the right and my other right! [​IMG]
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    Two cockerels, two pullets.
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    2 boys 2 girls

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