13 week old maybe light brahma

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by GracieMarie, May 30, 2012.

  1. GracieMarie

    GracieMarie In the Brooder

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    Hi
    I posted pics on the raising chick board and thought it might be better over here. Doulce is 13 weeks and is suppose to be a light brahma but she does not look like the older ones at the farm we got her from or like pictures someone else posted of their light brahmas. I am also concerned she is a rooster. Her feathers have come in extremely slow and she even has bald spots. The chicks all get along great so the bald spots aren't from bullying. Any help with breed/gender??? Maybe just funny light brahma genes????? Thank you for any help.

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  2. dretd

    dretd Crowing

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    The head and neck pencilling could make for a Light Brahma, but I am thinking boy because to the sloooooow feathering.
     
  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Crowing

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    not a light brahma they are white body with black neck and tail maybe a dark barhma
     
  4. Whittni

    Whittni Crowing

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  5. GracieMarie

    GracieMarie In the Brooder

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    But do you think its a roo???? Shouldn't it be obvious at 13 weeks what it is?? He/she is so funny looking that its cute.
     
  6. Whittni

    Whittni Crowing

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    Oh, I think pullet for now.
     
  7. BlueCamas

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    It's a Dark Brahma. From the stance, patchy feathering, red face, and darker coloring, I'm going with cockerel. Plus, are those hackle feathers I see? [​IMG]
     
  8. dretd

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    Ok, I could be talked in to Dark Brahma though I still have my doubts ( I wonder what a LB, DB cross would look like?), s/he's just so much lighter than mine (not to mention naked so I'm sticking with roo) at the same age:
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  9. Jeffross1968

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    As red as that face is, I'd say rooster!
     
  10. BlueCamas

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