Un-Known Chicken Gender

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by EmilyChickens, Nov 3, 2013.

  1. EmilyChickens

    EmilyChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello all of you BYC members! Could any of you guys help me determine the gender of one of my 8 week old chicks? We are all debating over the fact is it's male or female. The chick is a pure Dark Brahma chick. The chick looks like a female except smaller. But all of our other chicks that are the same age are a lot bigger. If you guys need pics just let me know so I can post them for you. P.S all the other chicks are mutts. 1 Dark Brahma+Australorp, and 2 Dark Brahma+Light Brahma




    Thanks Everyone! Emily-Chickens
     
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Picture needed.
     
  3. EmilyChickens

    EmilyChickens Out Of The Brooder

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  4. EmilyChickens

    EmilyChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    The chick I'm talking about is the smaller gray one. I have more pics if needed.
     
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  5. EmilyChickens

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    It also doesn't have spurs. Just tiny little bumps.
     
  6. EmilyChickens

    EmilyChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone have any comments? Just even a guess maybe?
     
  7. Eddy Chicken

    Eddy Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll say only the Dark Brahma is a hen. Judging by the looks of her she'll be mean when sitting on the nest.
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Looks like a pullet to me. BTW, roosters do not develop spurs until they are well over 6 months old, sometimes, not until they are about a year old, depending on breed and individual.
     
  9. EmilyChickens

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    @Eddy Chicken Ha Ha, very funny, Dad.
     

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