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Help...12 week old Bantams, confused over gender....

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by laura g, Aug 11, 2008.

  1. laura g

    laura g Hatching

    Aug 11, 2008
    Hi everyone....

    i am both new to this forum and new to chickens!! I have two Bantam's, got them at two weeks (one two days older then the other).... They are now twelve weeks and the eldest has almost gone backwards in development, she still has a pinky comb but has feathery legs. The youngest is now double the size and is very red with a comb growing by the day.... My thoughts are that the younger one is a Rooster, however (just to confuse me even more!!) she tweets away and lets me pick her up and prod her and is very tame, the other older one makes very deep long noises (attempting to crow I think) and is very fiesty, she runs a mile when I'm around-even when there is food!!!

    sorry for long winded question-will try and send some pics over soon!!

    I know people ask these questions a lot but any thoughts would be most helpful!!!

    Thanks for reading!

    Laura xx
    Last edited: Aug 11, 2008
  2. laura g

    laura g Hatching

    Aug 11, 2008
    Sorry for putting this in the wrong place.... [​IMG]
  3. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

    Apr 22, 2008
    If you can post some pictures, it would be very helpful.

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