Please tell me I'm wrong and this is a pullet (Dark Brahma)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Dewsetter, Jul 18, 2011.

  1. Dewsetter

    Dewsetter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think I know the answer but please tell me Maude is a girl. I can't keep her if she is a he [​IMG]

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  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    How old?
     
  3. Dewsetter

    Dewsetter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oops sorry, that was dozy of me. He/she is 10 weeks
     
  4. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Rooster. Dark brahma's can be feather sexed. The girls have all penciled feathering.

    Here is my dark brahma pullet at 4 months. She is 5 months and still has not turned red yet in the face or comb.

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  5. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Your brahma also looks to be Cochin/brahma mix.
     
  6. Dewsetter

    Dewsetter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Noooooooooooooooooooooooooo [​IMG]:hit:hit:hit:hit:hit:hit:hit:hit:hit:hit:hit

    That's it!!! I am giving up chickens for good. I get too attached to them and they end up being boys. Is there no way it could be a girl? Pretty please?????

    Also how do you know it's a cochin/brahma mix? Is it because of the intermingled brown feathers?
     
  7. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:The tail and leg feathering and shape is Cochin along with the dark feathering. The head is all brahma. That is one beautiful chick![​IMG] I could be wrong though, but I'm pretty sure it's a boy with the redness of comb and longer wattles. I'd wait to see if he/she crows or lays an egg. Sometimes it's very difficult to sex mixes. I hope I'm wrong and that's a pullet.

    People kept told me my frizzle Cochin was a roo due to lack of feathering. She didn't start feathering until 5 weeks of age. She is for sure a girl with yellow comb and no wattles at 14 weeks.
     
  8. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    A boy for sure and not pure dark brahma.
     
  9. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :droolWhat a gorgeous Cochin/Dark Brahma boy!! Woweee, that colorful at 10 weeks? He's going to be jaw-dropping at full plumage!
     
  10. bertman

    bertman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whatever he/she is, it's got a MEAN stink eye!!







    Beautiful bird, though.
     

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