2 month old Dark Brahma x EE, help with sexing

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kmpcfp, Jun 4, 2017.

  1. kmpcfp

    kmpcfp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Opinions on sex? I am thinking cockerels for them all? 9/10 weeks old. Dad was dark brahma. Moms were easter eggers.

    The two darker color birds look almost the same and it's really hard to tell them apart. They both hard darker red combs One does have some copper flecks in wing feathers.
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  2. biophiliac

    biophiliac Chillin' with the Peeps Premium Member

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    Is that pic #3 with red flecks on the wing? The top 2 pics and the bottom 2 pics all look like pullets to me. What am I missing?
     
  3. kmpcfp

    kmpcfp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I really can't tell which are which with the dark ones. I just know one of them has some coppery/brown flecks on the wing feathers.

    Their combs just have all looked pretty red since 5-6 weeks old
     
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  4. biophiliac

    biophiliac Chillin' with the Peeps Premium Member

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    They could be too red for 10 wk pullets but I would think 6 weeks is way to early to tell, even now you can't be sure I think. I had an EE pullet and an EE cockerel, just one of each so my experience is limited! And your are very pretty mixes, so my guess is worth what you paid for it :lol: The coppery red on the wings is indicative in EEs.
     
  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    Hmm, could you get some better pictures? I'm leaning towards pullets.
     
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  6. kmpcfp

    kmpcfp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can get some more tomorrow. But here are them at just over 6 weeks. IMG_20170604_205620.jpg IMG_20170604_205958.jpg IMG_20170604_205721.jpg
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sorry haven't got a clue, the Brahma breed are slow to develop but, can't tell how much influence an EE mother has on the chicks.
     
  8. kmpcfp

    kmpcfp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, so went out to the chick pen this morning.. didn't get too far until they all bolted and became uncooperative. I did get cleared pictures of the one with the coppery flecks. IMG_20170605_082516.jpg IMG_20170605_082551.jpg IMG_20170605_082612.jpg
     
  9. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    Honestly, the combs don't look that big (for a pea comb) and other than the copper leakage of one the feather patterns look like a pullet's. I'd like to know what others think :).
     
  10. kmpcfp

    kmpcfp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This one is the 2nd largest of the 9 that all hatched the same time. (The biggest one is a 100% no questioning rooster silkie x Brahma cross that came out of a teeny tiny egg. IMG_20170605_084726.jpg
    He's sprouting saddle feathers)
     
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