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 Flock Master

    12,461
    7,286
    601
    Dec 11, 2009
    Colorado Rockies
    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. AraucanaAnnie

    AraucanaAnnie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks like a girl. I would give it a little more time, but I stand by female.
     
  3. azygous

    azygous Flock Master

    12,461
    7,286
    601
    Dec 11, 2009
    Colorado Rockies
    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 Premium Member

    31,451
    3,644
    581
    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    Female so far, but Brahmas can be slow to mature so I wouldn't count on it for a few months more.
     
  5. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

    7,687
    498
    288
    Dec 3, 2012
    Indiana
    X2
     
  6. dandrews1971

    dandrews1971 Chillin' With My Peeps

    x3
     
  7. azygous

    azygous Flock Master

    12,461
    7,286
    601
    Dec 11, 2009
    Colorado Rockies
    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

    heronz Chillin' With My Peeps

    163
    6
    111
    Jun 8, 2009
    I think it's a roo.
     
  10. NosiphoChooks

    NosiphoChooks Chillin' With My Peeps

    640
    23
    118
    Nov 2, 2012
    I think its a roo as well!
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by