Light Brahmas, 4 months Pullet or Cockerel? +Updated Pictures on Page 4+

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Sk8inChick(en), Jul 7, 2012.

  1. Sk8inChick(en)

    Sk8inChick(en) Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you , everyone for all your replies!

    It looks like Georgina may be a girl after all. We're all very relieved!

    Thanks again , and yes I'll keep you all updated!
     
  2. Sk8inChick(en)

    Sk8inChick(en) Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One thing I am curious about, is the way they hold their tails when outside. Georgie, the suspect, holds hers nearly vertical, whereas the other one is usually more relaxed. Does anyone have any thoughts on this?

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  3. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I've got a bunch of pullets right now. My Rocks and 1 Australorp hold their tails down and relaxed and the other 2 of my Australorps and my Jersey Giant usually have theirs vertical. Some of my laying hens (my EEs in particular) hold their tails vertical all the time. So I don't hold to the upright tail = male theory.
     
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  4. Sk8inChick(en)

    Sk8inChick(en) Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, well that's good to know.

    One more concern, tonight the suspect was making a different sound, more like a crow, but the other LB was answering with a softer, but similar, long raspy sound. Oh boy...
     
  5. Flowerbh

    Flowerbh Overrun With Chickens

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    I love this thread....the suspence is killing me!
     
  6. Erin~TheChickenLover

    Erin~TheChickenLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A long raspy sound puts me in mind of the noises my hens make when they are about to lay an egg. "Boooooooooooccckkkk, boooooooooocckkkkk, bock, bock, booooooooooock!" is what my hens do. Thank goodness we don't live in the city, else we'd have some issues.
     
  7. Sk8inChick(en)

    Sk8inChick(en) Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ha ha, tell me about it! [​IMG]
     
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  8. Sk8inChick(en)

    Sk8inChick(en) Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, that sounds similar to the sound Georgina was making. However, sometimes hers sounded a little more high pitched and less raspy.

    She made sounds that were both raspy and clear.

    So, does this mean that she could just be a pullet getting ready to do her thing? (lay an egg [​IMG])

    Thank you so much for your reply! It's very helpful.
     
  9. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    mine go
    "bawk bawk bawk bawk bawk bubububawk buuubawk"
     
  10. Sk8inChick(en)

    Sk8inChick(en) Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That sounds like it, too!

    Oh my, I guess we will just have to wait for an egg...
     

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