Name it!!!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Lavkid, Apr 6, 2018.

  1. Lavkid

    Lavkid Chirping

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    So this baby is almost 6 weeks. And while the rest of it's crew is outside fully feathered it's still inside growing! So it's feathers show roo, it's feather growth rate shows roo. But the comb? Not even a pinch growing, nothing!
    So what is it? And maybe the breed? IMG_20180406_184742272.jpg
     
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  2. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chook Snuggler

    Plumage and growth rate has nothing to do with gender. :) My guess is, if the comb isn't developed or pinking up at all, it's most likely a pullet.
    Looks to be a Light Brahma!

    ~Alex
     
  3. MillersFarm

    MillersFarm Easily distracted by Chickens

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    Sometimes slow feather development can indicate a cockerel, And sometimes it doesn't. It really depends on the breed, Like what Alex said you have a Light Brahma. Although I would need a better picture of it's comb i'm going to have to say it's a cockerel.
     
  4. PirateGirl

    PirateGirl Chicken Lover, Duck Therapist

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    Brahmas are notoriously slow at developing too! And even a large pea comb is not much compared to a single comb, so sex can be hard to guess at this age.
     
  5. chickengirl778

    chickengirl778 Songster

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    The feathers look like a roo to me but I could totally be wrong...
     
  6. Lavkid

    Lavkid Chirping

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    I'll get a better pic of the "comb" but by no comb i really mean there is nothing there. It's a light pink and flush with the beak and head.
     
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  7. LilJoe

    LilJoe Crowing

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    It's still a comb though ;) Just a different comb type (Pea). Also, I would say Light Brahma Cockerel
     
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  8. Lavkid

    Lavkid Chirping

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  9. RoostersAreAwesome

    RoostersAreAwesome Free Ranging

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    Light brahma, too young to tell gender.
     
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  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Out to pasture
    Too young to sex
     
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