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Are these 13 week old Bantam pullets?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickliberty, Aug 9, 2013.

  1. chickliberty

    chickliberty New Egg

    Aug 9, 2013
    These two 13 week old bantams are pullets, right?? I have one that I know is a cockerel, and two that I'm sure are pullets, but these other two- also from the same hatch- I'm just not positive. They are about 13-14 weeks old. First two pics are the chicks in question.

    Below is a comparison picture

    Obviously a cockerel here:

    Obviously a pullet here:

    Thanks for any help!!
  2. SweetSilver

    SweetSilver Chillin' With My Peeps

    My vote:


    But I'm not the expert. I'm looking specifically at the red across wings and back and those huge legs! If it is a "he", he has some more gender-specific feathering that will be coming in soon.

    Looking forward to more knowledgeable responses.
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Definitely some cockerels in there.
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    I think they're both male. The second, colorful one leaves no doubt, and the white one.......well, that's way more color than I've seen on a 13week old pullet, even a leghorn.
  5. chickliberty

    chickliberty New Egg

    Aug 9, 2013
    What a difference a month makes! Yep both are roosters! The white one is actually quite the little roo now, the colored one is a bit passive, but definitely a rooster. Boy, they had me fooled for a while...

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