Light Brahma sexing

JamminCats

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Hi everyone! Tractor supply made a huge mistake this year and gave me two light Brahmas instead of Wyandotte’s. I decided to keep them but I’m concerned I may have a rooster. Is anyone able to identify these two?
 

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I can't tell. My own Light Brahma rooster didn't reveal himself as such until he was about 4 months old.

Since he ended up 2 feet tall, I'd say a Light Brahma rooster is indeed a HUGE mistake. ;)

Marion was, however, a gentle giant, though hard on the backs of the non-Brahma hens who, I guess, don't have sufficient feather cushioning for such a big rooster.
 

JamminCats

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My issue is if I have a Brahma rooster I HAVE to get rid of it. I have some bantams....😳
 

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I don't want to take away from the resolution of the OP's issue, but I have a very similar problem, with Dark Brahmas, and this seemed more appropriate than starting a new thread. They are almost ten weeks old at the time of these pictures.

These two (call them 1 and 2) I am pretty sure are cockerels, because of the more bare and red faces. (They are also facing off a lot.)
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This one (3) I am unsure of, as it has a somewhat bare face and comb both redder and bigger than all the others (which I'm sure are pullets.) Is this just a pullet with a bigger comb, or a cockerel slow to develop?
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A friend and I split up an order that was supposed to contain two cockerels and eight pullets, but we aren't sure they all came out the way we hoped.
 

JamminCats

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Better view of mine
 

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I don't want to take away from the resolution of the OP's issue, but I have a very similar problem, with Dark Brahmas, and this seemed more appropriate than starting a new thread. They are almost ten weeks old at the time of these pictures.

These two (call them 1 and 2) I am pretty sure are cockerels, because of the more bare and red faces. (They are also facing off a lot.)
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This one (3) I am unsure of, as it has a somewhat bare face and comb both redder and bigger than all the others (which I'm sure are pullets.) Is this just a pullet with a bigger comb, or a cockerel slow to develop?
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A friend and I split up an order that was supposed to contain two cockerels and eight pullets, but we aren't sure they all came out the way we hoped.

I’m sorry, I’ve no idea. You’re best starting your own thread and that way more people will see :)
 

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