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gender help please on Brahma

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Marieti84, Jul 27, 2016.

  1. Marieti84

    Marieti84 Out Of The Brooder

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    Was given to me as pullet..she is 6 weeks old..light and dark Brahma mixed..very sweet so far!


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    Thanks!
     
  2. RhodeRunner

    RhodeRunner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Considering the blotchy coloration of that chick, I would say cockerel.
     
  3. w1n7erw01f

    w1n7erw01f Just Hatched

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    Check the legs just above the feet, you are looking for claw like structures these are called spurs which only a cockerel has
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Looks like a pullet for now. Brahmas can be ridiculously slow to mature though.
     
  5. Marieti84

    Marieti84 Out Of The Brooder

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    Every single one of the siblings looked like this.. 14 of them.
     
  6. RhodeRunner

    RhodeRunner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That light Brahma is not very well bred (standard wise...meaning it's not good for showing), so it doesn't surprise me that most chicks have black on them. However, concentrated black in the neck, chest, and wing area tends to be a masculine feature.
     
    Last edited: Jul 27, 2016
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    I agree.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with junebuggena
     

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