Three Brabanters....two boys and a girl???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by joyous, May 29, 2010.

  1. joyous

    joyous Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are five week old golden brabanters...does the hair do tell the sex??[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, it doesn't. These are a bit young, I'm going to say you have a pair
     
  3. joyous

    joyous Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the quick reply! There are actually two with the black feathered head, and one without...Which one do you think is the female???
     
  4. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The crestless one is female (If you are breeding, I would cull it if I were you [​IMG] ) The crested one is a boy [​IMG] btw, He has a very nice shape to his crest, and should be a very good bird


    My brabanter Roo, started crowing at 6 weeks [​IMG]
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  5. joyous

    joyous Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks so much for your help, I didn't think the crestless one(female) looked too great! I will keep her for egg laying, but I won't breed her. I am excited that you think the cockerels look nice! I have never had brabanters before, but I heard that the roosters are non aggressive ( I have Grandchildren) What is your experience"
     
  6. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:He is the Wimpiest, most Cowardly rooster I've ever seen [​IMG] It's pathetic. He also is the Loudest rooster I've ever owned. however, He is very entertaining [​IMG] lol, Funny roosters they are. He's very flighty, and shy. He doesn't like to be held, and screams bloodly murder...
     

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