Is this a rooster? :(

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by luvmychickas, Aug 5, 2009.

  1. luvmychickas

    luvmychickas Songster

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    When I placed my order for chicks in the spring, I ordered a bantam assortment. This is one of the ones I got and it just kept growing and growing and now is all legs and nicknamed bigfoot LOL. I am hoping its not, since I already have a rooster [​IMG]

    ETA: She was hatched April 22, 2009

    Here she is next to a cochin (to show size)
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    Bigfoot lives!!
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  2. Chickenmaven

    Chickenmaven Songster

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    My DD says "innocent until proven cockeral"! [​IMG]
     
  3. chickentracy

    chickentracy In the Brooder

    The brahma is a Cockerel...Sorry!
     
  4. Brindlebtch

    Brindlebtch Songster

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    Maybe you got a light Brahma? Are Brahma bantams bigger than other bantams?
     
  5. nicalandia

    nicalandia Crowing

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    its a BOY and its NOT a bantam....[​IMG]
     
  6. luvmychickas

    luvmychickas Songster

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    I was afraid she was a he [​IMG] I know some bantam huh?? Does anyone have 2 roos living together in peace? These two were hatched the same day and raised together [​IMG]
     
  7. cthrash1

    cthrash1 Songster

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    Quote:I believe I've read that Brahmas are a pretty laid back breed... What is the other breed rooster? I had 3 roosters grow up together and live in peace, a Barred Rock, a Dutch bantam, and a Japanese bantam.
     
  8. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

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    I'm no pro on sexing brahmas (I'm actually trying to figure out my 7 week old brahma baby), but this brahma is 15 weeks old - almost old enough to lay (well... if it were another breed - don't know about brahma laying age). Wouldn't a 15 week old chicken have a red comb & wattles or are the brahmas a lot slower in that area?

    To the OP - do you happen to have any pictures of your brahma when it was between 6-9 weeks old?
     
  9. starforever61

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    Those saddle feathers are looking on the pointy side...you may have a roo. [​IMG]
     
  10. luvmychickas

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    My other roo is a GL wyandotte. They of course were all ordered as hens [​IMG] All my chickens are super friendly. As soon as they see me the whole flock, geese & ducks included, with the turkey leading the pack run to see me [​IMG] Bigfoot is really friendly and he and the rest of my chickens eat out of our hands and we can pick most of the up too [​IMG]

    I don't have any other pics [​IMG]
     
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