I really don't know...do you?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by pgpoultry, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Age 17 weeks.
    Parents...well (s)he's a mutt really....dad's a Brahma....probably Red Pyle.
    Mum...a Warren (RIR X Light Sussex).......so I know (s)he is far from pure breed!
    (S)he was and still is slightly larger than her/his Brahma hatchmates, but they are catching up.
    Facial furniture seemed fairly bigger and redder compared to the Brahmas as a 6 week old, so I thought male. However, the wattles and comb remain pretty small, and haven't really grown much.
    I thought 'saddle feathers', but they haven't changed a lot since the early weeks.
    No attempts at crowing (or at egg laying).
    Whatever s(he) I like him/her and am going to keep him/her, but I'd like the opinion of someone who may be a bit more familiar with these unconventional crosses. Does s(he) scream pullet or roo to anybody?
    Those who don't like cross breeds should like away now!! Personally I love the odd mix who does not mature like a pure breed and keeps me guessing.


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    Thanks for looking (and hope the sight of a mutt didn't make your eyes water)

    Sandie

    Having looked at the pics, the wattles and comb appear redder than the photos.
     
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  2. TheFeatheredTempest

    TheFeatheredTempest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You know at first glance, ignoring the legs, he/she looks a lot like a red-tailed hawk! Are you sure dad's a brahma? [​IMG]
     
  3. Highlander

    Highlander Tartan Terror

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    I vote girl and a very pretty one at that! I love her colouring. [​IMG]

    And yes, I have crossed my brahmas with all sorts too, I love seeing what comes out of the mix.
     
  4. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    My bet's on a very pretty pullet! She's really beautiful. [​IMG]
     
  5. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    Definitely pullet.

    PS...I love my mutt crosses.
     
  6. SeaHen

    SeaHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do believe this is a girl, and she's gorgeous!
     
  7. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    A very pretty girl.
     
  8. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very pretty pullet. She is beautiful.
     
  9. NC29mom

    NC29mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mutts need loving too..............[​IMG]
     
  10. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm glad folk think I've got a pullet, because I was just trying to think of what excuse I had for keeping yet another rooster.

    I think she's pretty and her nature is very nice....not skittish, never aggressive, so I am sure she will be an asset to my flock.

    I'm glad she will be contributing to breakfast rather than the morning chorus! (Not that I mind crowing, but eggs are a better deal)

    Thank you for your replies, [​IMG]

    Sandie
     

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