Help - is my 5 wk bantam a pullet or cockerel?

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  1. Dogsandchicks27

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    Hello all, I'm brand new to BackYard Chickens - both this site and in general. About five weeks ago I got six chicks, and I'm so excited! I was intending to get all hens, but am thinking my Easter eager bantam may be a cockerel. What do you all think? Thanks!
     

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  2. Poultrybreeder

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    would you mind getting a little bit closer pic?
     
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    Here's another pic....
     

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  4. Poultrybreeder

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    that's a pullet, thank you
     
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    Thanks! I was thinking the pink comb, and red feathers on the chest may mean I had a cockerel. Does that not matter for bantams?
     
  6. Poultrybreeder

    Poultrybreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure, but to me, it looks to have to much red to be a cockeral, usually a grey with a lot of red is a pullet. And the feathers along the neck look to be a pullet's
     
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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    How old is she? I would be best to get closeup photos of her and post at "what breed or gender is this."
     

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