3 week old Light Brahma - Gender???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sillyillyondra, Oct 14, 2013.

  1. sillyillyondra

    sillyillyondra Out Of The Brooder

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    Can anyone settle my fears on my 3 week old Light Brahma (fingers crossed it's not a roo)? It has a very protective personality, Seems like it never sleeps because it always has a watchful eye on me. It often causes a big ruckus if I open or come near the brooder. It is the oldest out of 4 chicks ranging 3 days to 2 weeks old.
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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    It's way too young to say for sure. Brahmas can be slow to mature, I've seen pictures here of 4ish month old birds that turned out male where I couldn't tell for sure at that age.
     
  3. Lynnae4913

    Lynnae4913 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry, I can't say for sure. I have 4 four week old Light Brahma babies hatched from my own hens and roo. The combs aren't helping me at all on this breed. 2 are bigger than the other 2. 3 have wing coloring that are different than one of the others. I'll be watching to see if anyone else answers your question. [​IMG]
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Too early to tell for sure. Post some more photos in a few weeks.
     
  5. GingerJane

    GingerJane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm, it could be a rooster by looking at its stance, but still could be a hen.
     
  6. sillyillyondra

    sillyillyondra Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! I will post more pics in a couple weeks, get it's tail feathers in there too.
     

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