Light Brahma?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Sienatiger, Aug 4, 2016.

  1. Sienatiger

    Sienatiger Chirping

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    I got this supposed light brahma chick from Meyer hatchery. All of my previous light Brahmas were yellow as chicks. This one is nearly all black. Is this even a light Brahma? Also, Is it male or female?

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  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Crowing

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    I think it is a Light Brahma. I've seen them range from nearly solid yellow to nearly solid gray/black as chicks. To young to sex yet.
     
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    too young
     
  4. It really is too young, and people on here hate feather sexing unknown heritage chicks, but just for funsies, wing shape on this chick says male to me (if it were one of my, known heritage Easter eggers, I could say that with certainty).
    But definitely wait to be sure.
    And I agree that it could be a light Brahma. The color variance is there.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Might be Light Brahma, but too young to tell for sure.
     
  6. Leave a LightOn

    Leave a LightOn Songster

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    Did you see my reply on your other thread with a series of pics showing a VERY similarly colored chick becoming whiter?
    Please click on those pictures. Still too early to tell about gender. Your other thread post #2 .
     
  7. Sienatiger

    Sienatiger Chirping

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    Thanks so much! Its really interesting how you can tell by their wing shape. I actually ordered all females, so fingers crossed! He/she is the friendliest and bravest in this batch.
    Thanks again!
     

  8. Sienatiger

    Sienatiger Chirping

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    Ahh I totally forgot that I made that thread when I made this one! LOL. Thanks so much! Now I certainly believe that he/she is a light Brahma. Your chickens are gorgeous btw[​IMG]
     
  9. hdowden

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    It is a light brahma but to young to sex.
     

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