Is This Really A Lily??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Tinka, Mar 26, 2012.

  1. Tinka

    Tinka Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought four brahma chicks from Tractor Supply last Thursday. Their weights were 42 grams and 44 grams. I figured they were a couple days old because they all still had their "egg tooth." This morning I noticed that the smallest one is developing wing feathers and tail feathers - you can see the cute little clump in pic - and the other three chicks don't show this much development yet. Could this be a male? This is my first venture with chickens.

    Here is "Lily" - name subject to change lol
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    And now for Lola, Lulu and Leah.

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    Last edited: Mar 26, 2012
  2. DomesticDiva12

    DomesticDiva12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've heard early developers are likely girls but I'm definitely no expert and not sure how it works in different breeds. I will say one of my 2 week old buff orpingtons that I suspected was a boy due to slow development is now developing a prominent comb compared to the rest so we'll see!
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    my guess would be lulu is a cockerel just by the upright postion but there really is no telling to at least 6 weeks of age
     

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