Buff Brahma kids: Gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Leo1, May 27, 2012.

  1. Leo1

    Leo1 Chirping

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    Here are my kids. I'm pretty sure I know what everyone is, but there are a couple that are throwing me off because of the way they have feathered in. I'm very interested to see of you all agree with my thoughts most of which I haven't shared:)
    Thanks!!

    #1 6 weeks

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    [​IMG][​IMG]#2 6 weeks

    [​IMG][​IMG]#3 6 weeks

    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]#4 6 weeks

    [​IMG][​IMG]#5 5 weeks There's another of him with the next chick as well.

    [​IMG][​IMG]# 6 also 5 weeks

    [​IMG]On the right here showing off her wonderful foot feathering
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    On the right here as well
    [​IMG]#7 The youngest of the bunch 4 weeks old

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  2. Leo1

    Leo1 Chirping

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    Anybody have any guesses before I fall in love with a rooster and then have to sell him[​IMG]. I can only swing keeping 2 roos.
     
  3. aoxa

    aoxa Crowing

    I think #1, #5 & #6 are boys. #7 could be as well. That's just my guess though. The combs seem very pronounced.
     
  4. dretd

    dretd Songster

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    For sure #1 and #5, are roos, on the fence about 6 but leaning roo, I think its too early on #7 if it is only 4 weeks in that photo.
     
  5. laughingdog52

    laughingdog52 In the Brooder

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    Thanks for the pics and the info--I have some the same age and I'll be keeping an eye on them and this post![​IMG]
     
  6. Leo1

    Leo1 Chirping

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    #1 and #5 have been obvious roos since about day 3. Wish they were all that obvious! #6 has VERY female coloring and feathered in very quickly (had those feathers for about 2 weeks now), though, s/he does have a somewhat larger comb. Not as big as her brothers', though. #7, I keep going back and forth on. Seems to have both boy and girl characteristics. #3 was doing a really good job pretending to be a boy until about a week ago. Feathered in very slowly, still really has no tail. Feathers stayed very light, though, and the comb hasn't come in.[​IMG]
    Above: Their mom and dad at about 7 weeks. If you look closely you can see that their mom was slow to feather. You can still see under fluff on her back.
    Daddy below
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