Is This Brahma A Hen Or Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jason9111, Sep 14, 2011.

  1. jason9111

    jason9111 Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay, just picked this Brahma up today, obviously the one up front in the pics, and wondering if it appears to be a hen or rooster? The gentleman I got her from said he was uncertain and it was a little hard to tell with the Brahmas. I got a a golden laced wyandotte from him last year around the same time and posted the pic on here. He said it was a hen and he was certain. You chicken experts on here overwhelmingly said it appeared to be a roo and you were right. A few weeks after the post, he started crowing. I am hoping this one is a girl cause I can't have any roosters here for the neighbors. Also, any idea on the age, he says about 12 weeks or so. Thanks and help is appreciated.

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  2. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ummm, that appears to be an awful lot of comb for a Brahma pullet. Can you get a couple of side shots and maybe a closer shot of the head and comb?
     
  3. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Wow, that brahma sure is skinny looking. I wonder if it's a mix. I'd say a boy too, but I'm not positive.
     
  4. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Do you have a close up picture of the comb? It looks like Rose comb and not a Pea Comb.
    I don't think that is a Brahma or at least not a pure Brahma.

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  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    It's a cockerel.
     
  6. jason9111

    jason9111 Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay, just going to find her (him) a new home. Last time I sent out the pics, you all were right and I got really close and attached and had to get rid of him, so better now than later. Thanks.
     

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