Light Brahmas gender question

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tryingtohaveitall, Sep 15, 2009.

  1. tryingtohaveitall

    tryingtohaveitall Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all,

    Now that I'm down to 2 Brahmas (sob), I am really hoping that maybe one left is a pullet. What say you?

    The first one is the one who had a run in with a dog yesterday and is missing tail feathers. In the background is the 2nd.
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    Thank you!
     
  2. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Unfortunately, I believe they are both males, but there is hope for the one with the most white.

    Can you get a closer photo of the saddle feathers? I believe I see pointed saddle feathers, but it's really difficult to see.
     
  3. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    How old are they? The one with missing tail feathers is definitely a roo. If the other one is of laying age, I would guess it's a girl.
     
  4. tryingtohaveitall

    tryingtohaveitall Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hopefully these will be more help.

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  5. Rare Feathers Farm

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    they both look like males to me, sorry.
     
  6. tryingtohaveitall

    tryingtohaveitall Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:They're 17 weeks.
     
  7. tryingtohaveitall

    tryingtohaveitall Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yeah, that's what I was afraid of but trying to live in denial. This means I have 4 roos now total and down to 12 pullets. Of course, the two the dog killed yesterday were the two Brahmas that I thought were pullets. Waaah.
     
  8. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    The pictures you posted of their backs makes me think they are both roos.
     
  9. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Where are you located? I have a gorgeous pullet from Sundownwaterfowl that I'd sell you--if you're within driving distance. I'd keep the roo on the bottom of the first pics you posted...he's quite a looker!
     
  10. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Yes, those are both males. Sorry hun!
     

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