Gender guess and does it look like a BCM? I was told it was

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hisdaughter, May 24, 2011.

  1. hisdaughter

    hisdaughter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A few weeks ago I posted a pic of my BCM chicks. This is the only one everyone said watch, possibly a roo. What do you think now?
     
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  2. CrazyChickensEverwhere

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    Pullet.
     
  3. ChicksterJo

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    Pullet, but I'm not sure it's a BCM? People with more experience should chime in, but the BCM's I've seen don't have that coloring.
     
  4. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't know about the breed but it looks like a pullet.
     
  5. kera!

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    pullet but not a black copper marans..I dont think..it would be mostly black..
     
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  6. they'reHISchickens

    they'reHISchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Perhaps a FBCM pullet with a really mossy hackles and chest? Definitely not a FBCM roo. Those show the comb really early. How old is she?
     
  7. lebentier

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    doesn't look like a bcm to me but a full body pic would be helpful.
     
  8. Bravo

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    It is hard to say for certain on the breed given the angle of the photo. It could be a BCM that is partridge (which I believe is a DQ) but to me the head shape looks "off" from what I'd expect from that breed. Several other breeds or mixes are more likely, thought. A shot of the body would help.

    How old is this bird? My initial impression is it's a pullet.

    What color are this birds legs? Are they feathered?

    ETA: Just read your original post about sexing your BCM's. If you bought these chicks from a reputable breeder then this bird looks to be partridge--if she has the genetics she will still lay gorgeous dark eggs and is perfect for a breakfast pen, but not a breeding pen. If you got them from someone who wasnt a reputable breeder I'd say there is a very high likelihood that a few roosters jumped in the pen [​IMG]
     
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