Polish bantams male or female??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by natasha beardsley, Jun 19, 2019.

  1. natasha beardsley

    natasha beardsley Hatching

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    Hi everyone, I could do with some expert help please. I have 2 polish bantams that are now 10 weeks old. One has turned out to be a cockerel (which is not a problem) but now I’m not sure if the other is?!
    I thought I heard her crow this morning but now I’m not sure, I’ve asked the breeder her advice and she says she looks like a girl and asked if she was “just being vocal”
    What do you think?
    The silver one is the cockerel, what do you think the black one is??
     

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  2. featheredplanets

    featheredplanets Songster

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    Cockerel, imo. Never really heard my pullets being vocal until they started laying.
     
  3. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Free Ranging

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    Cockerel... the wattles are very bright if it was a female, and if 'she's' crowing, then 'she's' not a 'she'. Dominant hen's will crow, but not until they're much older. Pullets that are just hitting puberty won't crow. Ever.

    Also, can you get closer pictures of the saddle area? I think I'm seeing male saddles starting in on both of them.
     

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