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Bantam Welsummer

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by WeaverP, Oct 8, 2012.

  1. WeaverP

    WeaverP Hatching

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    This is a 12-week old Bantam Welsummer. I have two that look like this and one that is slightly larger with long green curved tailfeathers. Is this one a pullet?

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  2. Sumatra503

    Sumatra503 Kozy Orchard Farms

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    I'll have to say cockeral

    Long, shiny hackle feathers, long saddle feathers, has sickle feathers.
     
  3. chickenlover89

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    it is definetly a rooster, there is no way that could be a pullet, sorry, that's 100000000% cockerel.
     
  4. bloom_ss

    bloom_ss Songster

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    As previously stated, no way that can be a pullet...that is most definitely a boy you have there! All those fancy, pointy feathers would not be found on a female. [​IMG]
     
  5. What a cute little ROO...
     
  6. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Songster

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    It isn't only the typical rooster feathering that tells you this is a roo, his color does as well. Welsummer roos are colored very differently from the hens which makes them pretty easy to sex early on.
     
  7. WeaverP

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    Thanks everyone. When I got them, two had very pronounced V shapes on their heads and two did not, so I thought I had two male and two female. But as they got bigger all three started looking like this and the other did not survive.
     

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