Light Brahma - 9 weeks - girl or boy?? Thanks!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Eggcellent Adventure, Sep 14, 2013.

  1. Eggcellent Adventure

    Eggcellent Adventure Out Of The Brooder

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  2. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a pullet to me, but I am by no means an expert. I'm still wondering about my Brahma babies myself....
     
  3. Eggcellent Adventure

    Eggcellent Adventure Out Of The Brooder

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  4. Cluky

    Cluky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that's a little hen in the making for sure :)
     
  5. Cluky

    Cluky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    beautiful color too
     
  6. Eggcellent Adventure

    Eggcellent Adventure Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm hoping hen:) The tail feathers are so different than the other chicks same age (but different breeds) that I was getting worried. HIs/Her tail feathers are like a little poofy cotton ball, but maybe tha's a light brahma thing.

    Thanks for replies!
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    It doesn't look roosterish at this point, but I feel it's way too early to claim female for sure. Brahmas are slow to mature breeds, and the males often don't make themselves known until several months old.
     
  8. dretd

    dretd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks very girly at this point to me. I really worried about my first Brahma because she was feathering in so slowly compared to the other breeds I had. What convinces me yours is a girl is looking at the front shot of the comb. I would expect a boy to have a row of tiny bumps on either side of the main part of the comb, the start of a proper pea comb. Yours doesn't have this so I say girl!
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a pretty pullet so far!
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Appears to be an adorable pullet for now! But Brahmas are difficult to sex, so I wouldn't conclude pullet yet. Only time will tell...
     

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