light brahma help!!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bangor777, Jul 22, 2008.

  1. bangor777

    bangor777 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had two light brahmas, one was eaten by a fox [​IMG]
    I was sure one was a hen and one was a rooster. The roo had a red face/comb at 5 weeks and was twice the size of the hen. he also has very big legs and pinfeathers on his neck (where she had lacy regular feathers)

    here's my question. At 12 weeks this roo (I hope) doesn't have much in the way of waddles or a comb. Still red, looks like an eagle in the face. I can't post photos because my regular computer is on the blink. Anyone have any photos of a 12 week or so light brahma roo?

    I want him to be a roo but i'm not sure if he is. Thank you!!!!
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    bangor, I know I've posted this pic a few times before, but this is my light roo Zeus at 9 weeks old. Don't have a recent one (they're 15 weeks old now), sorry.
     
  3. FlockEweFarm

    FlockEweFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is Kumar, and he is around 13-15 weeks old. Yes, he is in my kitchen and he is standing on my countertop...[​IMG] Gotta talk to my 12 year old about chickens and proper sanitation. Hope this helps.
     
  4. bangor777

    bangor777 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    beautiful birds! Well, i'm still stumped. he has very red face/comb/ears. his comb is like the photos, but wattles are just red lines under his chin. The neck feathers look like his though (where the one I thought was a female had very different neck feathers, black with white lacing, he has long thin feathers on his neck)

    I guess I'll have to wait for a crow or an egg!

    thank you for sharing photos of your boys![​IMG]
     
  5. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Its a rooster.
     
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    bangor, my dark brahma rooster, hatched the same day as my light, has very little in the way of wattles. Pretty much an individual thing I'm thinking.
     
  7. bangor777

    bangor777 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys, i still think (hope) he's a boy. he's such a sweetie!
     
  8. chicksinthemachine

    chicksinthemachine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of mine has big wattles and one of them doesn't. I'd have to say a boy. Hope it turns out well.
     

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