Light Brahma gender, 8 weeks old

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

  1. clickdb

    clickdb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Can anyone take a guess as to the gender of these 8week old light brahmas? I am certain that the first one is a cockerel, but the other two I'm not sure of. I keep reading on here how hard it is to sex brahmas so I wanted a second opinion. I really hope the aren't all boys.
    #1 definitely a cockerel
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  2. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They all look like cockerels. :(
     
  3. clickdb

    clickdb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Boo :(
     
  4. SJ

    SJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check the hackle and tail feather's tips. Boys have pointy tips girls have blunt/round tips.
     
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  5. drumstick diva

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  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    They all look like cockerels to me, too.
     
  8. clickdb

    clickdb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks everyone. I suspect the same, but I had hoped the two with smaller combs still had a chance to stick around. All 4 chicks I bought that day ended up being boys lol.
     
  9. clickdb

    clickdb Chillin' With My Peeps

    they all ended up being cockerels, as suspected. I'm a little sad I won't have brahmas in my laying flock, but there's always next year lol.
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks for the update! I'm sorry you didn't get any pullets.
     

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