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George or Goergette?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by toritori, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. toritori

    toritori Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2011
    Saranac Inn, NY
    My husband bought 6 light Brahmas about 10 weeks ago. They are growing like weeds! "George" is getting a lot of waddle and a lot of comb, and two others have quite a bit. Two are very "hennish", smaller, daintier, very little waddle or comb. We can't have roosters (we are working on the zoning end of things) but I have found a good home for them (if we have them at all). Any help would be greatly appreciated.

  2. DancingHen

    DancingHen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2011
    Central Oregon Coast
    Those pics look like white silkies....not light brahmas. The top photo looks like a roo to me.
  3. Shannon33

    Shannon33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2010
    Eastern Shore, VA
    Those look like Silkies to me!
    First pic I would say def a George.
  4. SeasideSilkies

    SeasideSilkies Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 17, 2011
    Jacksonville, FL
    Those are silkies! The 1st looks rooish [​IMG]
  5. buttercup0884

    buttercup0884 The Farm Girl at Twilight

    Apr 30, 2011
    Just an FYI, those are not pure Light Brahmas. They look like they were crossed with a Silkie, hence the black wattles and combs. I am by no means an expert but I do have quite a few silkies. They feathers are also silkie like. With the size of George's wattles and combs I would say definitely a roo. I hope you get all your zoning issues squared away, as he is very pretty.
  6. dretd

    dretd Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2009
    Ft Collins, CO
    Quote:Gosh toritori [​IMG]

    As others have posted, these guys have a strong Silkie background--not seeing a lot of Brahma there. If you would post individual pictures with names I am sure that the gurus (not me!) can help you sex them more accurately. George does look pretty obviously boy to me, though! You could look at the zoning and see how its written to buy you time (since you are trying to re-zone and all)...technically young male chickens are called cockerels until 1 year of age at which time they are referred to as roosters.
  7. toritori

    toritori Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2011
    Saranac Inn, NY
    Thank you sooooo much! I have been looking at all the Brahma photos online and ours definitely didn't look like the Brahmas!!!

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