Pullet or Cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Peep-Chicken, Sep 30, 2013.

  1. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    11 week old Marian a Polish Bantam.
     
  2. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would say pullet, I don't see any saddle feathers and that crest of hers looks very feminine.
     
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  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    A photo of the tail would help, but I think its a pullet. There are no pointed saddle or hackle feathers, and the crest is rounded and puffy. Pretty bird!
     
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  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    The crest is round, whereas a male's crest is usually smaller and has pointy feathers. The face looks fairly pale in color, another indicator of a female. I can't see any pointy hackle or saddle feathers, and the legs aren't very thick. All in all, I don't see any male traits. She's a beautiful chicken!
     
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