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Dark Brahma, 5 weeks, roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by PaintedMeadows, Jul 22, 2008.

  1. PaintedMeadows

    PaintedMeadows Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Boy are you guys going to get tired of all of my questions. [​IMG] This ugly little fellow is 5 weeks old and I am thinking fellow. What do you all think? Of 4 chicks 3 look like this one.

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    Sorry they are such bad pictures. He is a turkey to catch, always running around. [​IMG]
     
  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I would guess rooster also.
     
  3. ParkerVA

    ParkerVA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think rooster too, the other one, that you see half of in the fist picture, looks like a pullet.
     
  4. PaintedMeadows

    PaintedMeadows Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a picture of the one that we think is a pullet, she was half in the second picture.

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  5. featherfooted

    featherfooted Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From the feathering I would say roo. There isn't any lacing on the feathers and the pullets are double laced like your pullet. This one looks alot like my dark Brahma cockerel did a week or so ago. Hardly any feathers and the ones he had were black and white. This is him now:
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  6. Lanissa86

    Lanissa86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can someone post a dark Brahma bantam pullet at around 8 weeks? I am starting to think I may have a roo now? [​IMG]
     
  7. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Paintedmeadows, your first pics are of a roo. I say this not only because of his feathering, but because of his bare wing bows as well. The second, larger pic is almost certainly a hen.
    Lanissa, I looked all thru my photo album and couldn't come up with one good pic of one of my dark hens at 8 weeks. In this first pic you can kinda see the double laceling of a dark hen at the top of the pic. The second pic is of my dark roo, Thor, at exactly 8 weeks. Maybe that'll help.
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    Last edited: Jul 23, 2008
  8. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    roo
     
  9. PaintedMeadows

    PaintedMeadows Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you everyone. That is what I figured. Oh well, more for the table. Thanks for the help.
     
  10. brockhausfarms

    brockhausfarms New Egg

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    So I have 2 that look lke the 2 cream colored ones and one that looks like the dark with white.... I'm new at this does the color tell gender? Out of my 2 cream ones one is much much larger
     

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