Brahma Boy or Girl

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LilyD, Nov 23, 2011.

  1. LilyD

    LilyD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This young one is 8 weeks old this week and from an order done through Ideal for Light Brahma Pullets. I know she is really not breed standard but I am hoping she is a she rather than a he. Any thoughts?

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    Pictures aren't the greatest since she really didn't want to stay still but hopefully you will be able to see the comb enough.
     
  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    full body shot would help to, from those pics looks like the combs already getting read so that one might be a boy as hatchries do make mistakes
     
  3. LilyD

    LilyD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The problem is we have 10 that look just like this one with the same combing and they were bought as pullets. I will try and get a body shot of her to show.
     
  4. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    you can also try to get a good group shot attempting to get all their combs in for a comparison to
     
  5. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are around the same age as yours, and they are all starting to get a little pink...I have two that I suspect are roosters, and they have very bright combs, and wattles are developing. Everyone else's combs look the color of pink starburst candy right now. Better pics would help, but don't get discoraged yet. She could still be a she.
     
  6. hdowden

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    yep could still be a pullet, and with you saying they all look like this one then she is most likly a she as i am sure you didnt get all cockreals from an all pullet order
     
  7. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:x2 and hatcheries generally have a 90% accuracy guarantee too. so, if more than 10% of your order turn out to be roos, they will do what they can to make it right. but we still love pictures!!! (for a scientific, defenative answer of course!)
     
  8. LilyD

    LilyD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay here's more pictures

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    It's hard to get good pictures because these babies like to move and play. They don't sit still well. We are also having a huge snowstorm right now so I can't distract them by taking them outside to play.
     
  9. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they look like girls to me [​IMG]
     
  10. simplysophie

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    looks like a girl... ps. your chicken with the all white head in the sixth picture is so cute!!!!
     
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