9 week old Light Brahma - Pullet or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by KatAdele, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. KatAdele

    KatAdele Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]We have four 9 week old chicks (all different breeds) and I was pretty sure they are all pullets but this week our Light Brahma's comb and cheeks are turning red fast. Does this mean she's a he? She doesn't act like a roo I don't think but were new to chickens.
     
  2. Baily

    Baily Out Of The Brooder

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    I am new to chickens too. I have 3 and 2 of them ended up as roosters, their combs turned red fast and the hens still isn't red at almost 4 months. The roosters also have big wattles already and you can barely see the females. I am definatly not positive but I am leaning towards rooster :(
     
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  3. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im going to guess it's a cockerel too. They comb looks pretty red for only 9 weeks.
     
  4. GertrudeLover01

    GertrudeLover01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what type of chicken is your white one with the long leg feathers????
     
  5. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a light Brahma.
     
  6. KatAdele

    KatAdele Out Of The Brooder

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    At least we live in the country where Roosters are okay but still was hoping for all layers. He/She doesnt act 'cocky' but seems pretty submissive but maybe that's just individual personality?
     
  7. MineAlways

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    I think its a pullet. I will go out and take a pic of mine and show you why I think that. Although the comb is pink. My boy's comb is red and bigger and also yours tail says pullet too

    See how the male has a bright red comb
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  8. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    pullet
     
  9. GertrudeLover01

    GertrudeLover01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh yeah sorry momentary lapse of memory!! :) [​IMG]
     

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