Buff Brahma do I have 1 boy and 1 girl?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jessimom, Mar 22, 2016.

  1. Jessimom

    Jessimom Cats Rule Dogs Drool

    Aug 21, 2009
    Southern California

    I have 2 surviving buff brahma chicks from 3 that hatched. I think they are about 5 or 6 weeks old. One is a soft brownish color, the other is redish with a black stripe along it's spine and white patches on it's shoulders. Here's a bad photo. They are the 2 chicks that are furthest in the back. I think the girl is on the right, looking at the camera and the boy is in front of her, looking away. There is no noticeable comb development yet. The rest are a bunch of silkies that were trying to get in the way. Am I right that one is a boy, and one a girl?

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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    They're way too young to sex. We'll have a better idea of gender when they're 6-8 weeks old, though Brahmas are slow maturing, so it may be even later than that before you can be sure.
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    x 2

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