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Brahma sex?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by amymarie77, Dec 24, 2015.

  1. amymarie77

    amymarie77 New Egg

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    Can y'all give me your input? Hen or roo? About 4 months old. Hasn't crowed but I'm just not sure and I'd like to take it (her????) home. TIA!

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  2. KeyFlock

    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a hen to me! [​IMG]
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm thinking cockerel, but I'm not sure. More photos might help.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree
     
  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Brahmas are ridiculously slow to mature. Some boys aren't really obvious until after 5 months old. I think it's probably a cockerel.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    I'm 90% sure that's a cockerel. How much can you narrow the age down?
     
  7. amymarie77

    amymarie77 New Egg

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    I believe it is right at 4 months old, maybe 18 weeks at most. I'll try to get some better pictures of the hackle & saddle feathers as soon as we get a break in this ridiculous rain we'getting here in North GA.
     
  8. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm thinking cockerel. My gold laced brahma cockerel didn't get saddle feathers until it was 6-7 months old. And it looks like there might be glossy hackle feathers right by the shoulder.
     
  9. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It appears to have a triple rowed pea comb and has brighter patches of color in it's wing and back which indicate cockerel.
     

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