8 weeks light brahma- sexing help

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by melloladies, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. melloladies

    melloladies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been thinking I have a pullet here, but I'm always nervous [​IMG]
    Please give me your imput!!
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    comb and wattles
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    outside, full body
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    PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE tell me Pepper is a girl!!!
     
  2. melloladies

    melloladies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anybody? She's really sweet, so I hope I get to keep her [​IMG]
     
  3. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Im going with male. My females don't have red combs like that until just before they lay.
     
  4. melloladies

    melloladies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks- input is appreciated [​IMG]
    Somebody on a thread mentioned climate as a red comb excuse...don't laugh at me if that's ridiculous...
    There were some REALLY obvious boys in the same brood, so this one was off my radar for a while. Saddle feathers look to be coming in white though...
     
  5. dretd

    dretd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ok, Pepper's a girl [​IMG]
    I was convinced my LB, Bindi, was a boy when she was a teenager and was pretty worried there for a while (pinker comb early on, ginormous etc) but she just matured quickly and was the first in her class to lay an egg. I have a Dark Brahma now whose voice changed (the deepest cluck I've heard) at 8 weeks and pinked up in the face too. I know she is a girl because of her coloring and I am sure she will lay way earlier than the same aged Faverolles who has just started che-lucking (you know that cheep/cluck they get when their voice starts to change...) at 12 weeks.
     

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