Dark Brahma?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by G-Money1572, Jun 30, 2016.

  1. G-Money1572

    G-Money1572 Out Of The Brooder

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    This was my McMurray mystery chick. Based on the feathered feet breeds they have available I'm feeling like I've got a dark brahma. But I'm curious if anyone can confirm that?

    Is there any way to tell at this age what sex it might be? There is no hint of a comb on its head at all yet.

    Thanks!

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  2. FFFAviaries

    FFFAviaries Out Of The Brooder

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    Right now, it looks more like it is a Dark Brahma crossed to an Easter Egger. The head coloring looks predominantly EE to me. The wing coloring could be an EE color as well, but I do see the feathers on the feet. My best guess is this is an EE and is just one of their many crosses (Brahma x EE) to create the Easter Eggers.

    Sex is a little hard to tell. You will have to wait a little bit longer and updated photos as it grows.
     
  3. RhodeRunner

    RhodeRunner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is a dark brahma. You will have to wait till it feathers in for the gender. The females have penciled breasts, and the males will come in with blotchy black chests.
     
  4. G-Money1572

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    Interesting. I hadn't considered the fact that they might have a cross. Fingers crossed it is actually a dark brahma. I only raise Cornish X, and aren't set up sir layers so I am going to need to give this one away. It seems like I can get takers on that if it's a brahma, not sure on the EE.

    Here's a few more pics. There are a few breast feathers coming in, and they seem to be pretty similar to the wings. It will be interesting seeing what if grows into.

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  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree it's a dark Brahma.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  7. G-Money1572

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    Thanks everyone!
     

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