Hen or roo light brahma???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by boogburr37, Oct 14, 2013.

  1. boogburr37

    boogburr37 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]I have a light brahma named allie, she is a rescue that i picked up this spring.. So i have no clue where she came from or anything of that sort.. I just know that she was kept in a fish tank with no heat lamp and fed only about 4 saltine crackers a day. When i first brought her home she stood in her food bowl for literally about 2 hours. She was very very malnourished and plain looked like a dead chicken walking. She was very slow at developing so i was sure she was a hen until one day just about two weeks ago i heard a strange sound by the coop, believe it or not, it was allie. It doesn't sound like a real roo, but I've yet to see any eggs, also, she doesn't fight with my banty roo duke. I need to know if she will be allie or albert ha. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  2. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hens can also make sounds that sound similar to a rooster's crow, so pictures would help. :)
     
  3. boogburr37

    boogburr37 Out Of The Brooder

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    I added some. I forgot to the first time i submited it lol
     
  4. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would say rooster from the feathering, comb, and wattle size.
     
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  5. TaraBellaBirds

    TaraBellaBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A good pic of her comb and/or full body shot.
     
  6. TaraBellaBirds

    TaraBellaBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh Yeah that is a Brahma roo! Hello Albert. Enjoy him, I love my big guy!
     
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  7. boogburr37

    boogburr37 Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh no! Kinda disapointed.. But hey! Hes here to stay, good thing to because hes my baby now! [​IMG]:)
     
  8. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    That's good, many people who find out that their "hen" is a rooster usually have to give him away. [​IMG]
     
  9. boogburr37

    boogburr37 Out Of The Brooder

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    No way! I saved his little tush and hes here to stay! [​IMG]
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Rooster. Brahmas are slow to mature and often don't challenge the dominant rooster, even with a big size difference, at least not until they're older.
     

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