suspicious looking Delaware and Brahma

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by superhondaz50, Nov 3, 2014.

  1. superhondaz50

    superhondaz50 In the Brooder

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    So my Delaware pullet is turning red in the comb at 8 weeks, does it look like a cockerel? My Light Brahma is also starting to redden. What do you guys think? Males or female?
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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    The Brahma looks like a cockerel for sure. Not as positive on the Delaware. Agree it's pretty red, but there's no size to speak of.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    I'm thinking cockerel on both of them, but I'm less sure on the Delaware.
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    I'm leaning towards cockerel on both.
     
  5. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Songster

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    I want to say roo for both too
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    I'm leaning toward cockerel on both of them, but I wouldn't remove the Delaware from your flock just yet.
     
  7. superhondaz50

    superhondaz50 In the Brooder

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    Dang, looks like I possibly got 3 males this time out of five, I left out a pic of the Welsummer I got as he grew big red waddles and comb quickly and has a black chest. So much for the 95% accuracy in sexing the feed bin states it has...
     

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