My Light Brahma Duke is a rooooo:) (PIC)

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Dannee, Jul 5, 2011.

  1. Dannee

    Dannee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Daisy/Duke has had me questioning his gender since he was a baby....hence the name....16 weeks later, some saddle feathers and finally a crow!!!!! Couldn't believe it!!!! I had to share! He is such a sweetheart! He's huge yet not the brightest crayon in the box......but what a love. My Daisy/Duke is a Duke!!!! [​IMG]

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  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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  3. Dannee

    Dannee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gritsar he crowed!!!!! It was so cool! We thought we heard an attempt a few days ago...but it was one of those things where we weren't sure....lol This morning he did it 4 times and we saw him....tee hee It was deep too...not like the ones we hear around here. I'm excited can you tell????
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:I can tell. [​IMG]

    I love to hear my brahma roo crow. Nice and baritone. [​IMG]
     
  5. affacat

    affacat Out Of The Brooder

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    we have a dark brahma, maybe 10 weeks old, that we're concerned might be a roo (we can't legally have roos). what is the easiest way to tell? we've googled some pics, but are new to chickens and are having a really hard time telling for sure.
     
  6. Dannee

    Dannee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Can you post a pic? Gritsar is the one who told me my Duke had pin feathers...lol.maybe she can help you. I did not know that light Brahmas matured so much later than other breeds. He didn't do what others did at a young age....kept me guessing:)
     
  7. Dannee

    Dannee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is my dark Brahma...she is 16 weeks
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  8. melloladies

    melloladies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Dannee- would you mind posting pics of Duke at different week marks? I think it's always helpful for others to have a reference [​IMG] (can you tell I'm trying to sex a lt. brahma?)
     
  9. Dannee

    Dannee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Dannee- would you mind posting pics of Duke at different week marks? I think it's always helpful for others to have a reference [​IMG] (can you tell I'm trying to sex a lt. brahma?)

    Sure....I will post what I have:)
     
  10. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    And this is a dark brahma cockerel, roughly 16 weeks old:


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    Of the three common colors available in the US - dark, light and buff - the darks are the only ones where the males feather out completely different from the females.

    And this is what Thor looked like, all grown up:


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