Does Penrod have a daughter or is it a son?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by azygous, Jul 22, 2013.

  1. azygous

    azygous Free Ranging

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    My Buff Brahma Penrod seems to be very gentle around his offspring, a single hatch six weeks ago. My burning question for you gender experts is Izzy a cockerel or pullet?[​IMG]
     
  2. Looks like a girl. I would give it a little more time, but I stand by female.
     
  3. azygous

    azygous Free Ranging

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    Of course, that's what I wanted to hear!

    If my memory serves me, it seems her daddy was getting pretty colorful by this age - deeper golds, a blush of orange beginning on the sides, and even a green tinged tail feather, if I remember right.

    But she sure acts like a roo. She's a terror! She's the boldest one of the chicks in her brood, and is always out front on any new adventure. But her comb hasn't turned red yet, and she has overall pale feathering, so I lean toward her being a pullet, too.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Female so far, but Brahmas can be slow to mature so I wouldn't count on it for a few months more.
     
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  7. azygous

    azygous Free Ranging

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    Thanks for the input, everyone! I'll check back in a couple weeks and see if we called it right!
     
  8. Can I see a better pic of the comb? I think I see pink, and an awfully large comb anyways, so I'm saying roo.
    They do take a while to mature, but I'm seeing some pink in a big comb which is saying boy to me.

    Very pretty dad.
     
  9. heronz

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    I think it's a roo.
     
  10. NosiphoChooks

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    I think its a roo as well!
     

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