Golden Sebright Bantys- hens or roos?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jerinthefarmer, May 26, 2019.

  1. Jerinthefarmer

    Jerinthefarmer In the Brooder

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    I have two 6 week old bantams that I believe are golden Sebrights. I'm new to bantams and having a hard time telling the sex of my two. They're pretty much identical birds, aside from the comb development and tails.

    Bantam #1:

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    Bantam #2:
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  2. Leahs Coop

    Leahs Coop Free Ranging

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    How old are they?
     
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  3. Jerinthefarmer

    Jerinthefarmer In the Brooder

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    Sorry I thought I put that in there. They are 6 week olds
     
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  4. Leahs Coop

    Leahs Coop Free Ranging

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    They both look like pullets
     
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  5. Jerinthefarmer

    Jerinthefarmer In the Brooder

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    I thought so too at first, but is there a reason that their combs look different? They're the same breed as far as I can tell
     
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  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    The second bird has a single comb (disqualification for show) rather than a rose comb. Sebrights can be difficult to gender identify until older as both cockerels and pullets are hen feathered.
     
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  7. Jerinthefarmer

    Jerinthefarmer In the Brooder

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    About how old do they need to be to distinguish
     
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  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    :welcome For me the 'for sure' is when cockerels start to crow.
     
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  9. Jerinthefarmer

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    I have already heard a little tiny crow twice from my brooder. I have 7 chickens, I can tell that all my full sized chicks are pullets. So im guessing the crow in question came from one of these bantams. I was shocked, I have never heard a chick crow so young
     
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  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    the males are henny feathered
     

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