is this light barred brahma rooster ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by beszchick, Oct 21, 2015.

  1. beszchick

    beszchick Out Of The Brooder

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    Single comb little feather legs barred tail will he grow big what u think bcz it looks tinny body

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  2. torilovessmiles

    torilovessmiles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old is this bird?
    It doesn't look quite like a Brahma to me. He appears to be lacking feathered shanks and feet. Perhaps a Brahma mix, maybe with barred rock. In which case, yes he would get pretty big.
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    It's definitely not a full Brahma with that single comb and bare legs as Brahmas have pea combs and feathered legs. It looks like a mixed breed cockerel to me.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Me, too. I'm also not sure the color is really barred. The barring is usually very evident in the hackles, and those look more laced or, well, splotched.
     
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  7. UberchicRanch

    UberchicRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Brahmas have feathered feet. It may have Brahma genes in it but it clearly is a cross. The feathering is all mottled. I would have to see other chickens of the same age to decrease margin of error, but based on those photos alone, it looks like you have a hen. If this bird is a couple of months or a few months old, then I would say cockerel.
     

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