sexing light brahma- updated with pics

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dfclimber, May 7, 2011.

  1. dfclimber

    dfclimber Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 2- 8 week old light brahmas that I go back and forth of thinking pullet/cockerels. I keep hearing about rounded vs pointed saddle feathers.
    Anybody have thoughts about about my LBs
    thanks

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    This is the bird on the left
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    This is the bird on the right
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  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    if you post some pics, you'll get more responses...
     
  3. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]. You can use Photobucket or another photo sharing website to post picture until you reach the 10 post minimum here.
     
  4. Kidsdogsandchickens

    Kidsdogsandchickens Out Of The Brooder

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    I am interested in the same thing! Have a light and buff brahma that are completely different looking and make me think the light is a roo but the feather thing is the one area I am not so sure about.
     
  5. dfclimber

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    working on posting pics
     
  6. dfclimber

    dfclimber Out Of The Brooder

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    Pics now posted above.
    Any insight would be helpful
     
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  7. dfclimber

    dfclimber Out Of The Brooder

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    posting to put it back on the board- now with pics
     
  8. Kidsdogsandchickens

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    Interesting to see similar aged light brahmas. I am brand new so can't legitimately speculate for you, but am anxious to hear what others think of yours! Funny that you have the same play yard containment I used for mine!
     
  9. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You have two gorgeous looking light brahmas!!! Mine are only 2 weeks old, bought as pullets.

    I do not know enough about the breed but do I see one of their combs bigger and redder than the other?

    Have you checked out this site: Feathersite.com to compare photos? That might help.

    Sorry I am not much help.
     
  10. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you post of pic of the heads straight on showing the comb? You won't see the pointed saddle and hackle feathers yet. The chicks are still a little young yet. The one on the left looks like it might have a more pronounced redder comb. If that is the case, then that one is probably a roo.
     

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