Do I have a rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MTRChickens, Mar 29, 2017.

  1. MTRChickens

    MTRChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, I've got two babies I'm suspecting might be a rooster. I have two light Bramahs and two buff orphintons. They'll be 4 weeks on Friday. What do you think? Last picture is the brahma.

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Too young yet.
     
  3. 100chicklover

    100chicklover Out Of The Brooder

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    They both look pretty small the light one might be a roo but im going with pullet for both of them because they look pretty small and the girls are smaller so i think there pullets.
     
  4. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Overrun With Chickens

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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    too young, Brahma's are slower to develop.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Too young to sex accurately. No obvious cockerels yet.
     
  7. MTRChickens

    MTRChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    How many weeks can you tell?
     
  8. 100chicklover

    100chicklover Out Of The Brooder

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    You can tell right now because they are about 4weeks old. is one chick bigger then the other?
     
  9. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Usually by 4-8 weeks the roosters get pink combs and the pullets stay orange yellow longer. Size doesn't matter because different breeds are different sizes.
     
  10. Minnowey

    Minnowey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are still young, try again in 2-4 weeks. Pictures of the comb and Wattles are generally the best type for sexing.
     

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