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

    Jun 19, 2019
    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

    Nov 28, 2017
    Cockerel, imo. Never really heard my pullets being vocal until they started laying.
  3. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Free Ranging

    May 8, 2017
    Eastern Connecticut
    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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