Buff Brahma Hen or Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Rgwhite, Jul 1, 2016.

  1. Rgwhite

    Rgwhite New Egg

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    Any advice on how to tell apart? "Rooster" is a bit larger, and has a longer, darker tail feathers than my other Buff Brahma. I would keep him but I'm in a neighborhood and don't need to have a Rooster. I never planned on having one, must have just been sexed wrong. My chicks are 11 weeks old now. If it is a rooster I will have to figure out what to do with him. Any advice is greatly appreciated!
     
  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    Post some pictures of your bird. Cockerels will have larger, redder combs, after about 10 weeks pointy hackle, saddle and sickle feathers and might crow.
     
  3. Rgwhite

    Rgwhite New Egg

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    Thanks so much! I will post some tomorrow. Haven't noticed a difference in comb and waddle. No crowing so far.
     
  4. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    combs,red combs and wattled faces,feather slowly,pointy feathers.By 3 months you should notice saddle/hackle feathers start to bloom.
     

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