What gender are these Brahmas?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by semccar, Sep 3, 2016.

  1. semccar

    semccar Just Hatched

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  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    How old?
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree we need age and comb shots. Brahmas can be pretty slow to mature, so it may be too early yet.
     
  4. semccar

    semccar Just Hatched

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    About 8 weeks

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    Ill see if i can get a picture of the other one later. Thanks for any help :)
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Are there just two? If so, one looks like a cockerel and the other is a pullet.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    one pullet one cockerel
     
  7. semccar

    semccar Just Hatched

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    Yep there are just 2. Which one is the roo?
     
  8. theuglychick

    theuglychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with the above members posts that you have one pullet and one cockeral. One looks like he has a little more down on him while the other has more complete feathering. I had 4 light brahmas, the cockeral was late in feathering and looked super scraggly with more down (fuzz) and less feathers on his back and underside for a while. The pullets were completely feathered by 5 weeks. I still have the pullets and they are around the same age as yours. (I had to put the cockeral down this weekend due to an MG infection that didn't respond to meds. ) beautiful birds! Enjoy them [​IMG]
     
  9. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of each, first pic is the pullet, second pic is the cockerel
     
  10. semccar

    semccar Just Hatched

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    Thankyou all :) im glad the pretty[big] one is a pullet. She cracks me up when she gallops around the outdoor run. The roo is feathering slowly. At a week old he had a limp(which went away with poly vi sol treatment) and has always had a baldspot on his back. At how many weeks should i slaughter him, as i cannot legally own a rooster.
     

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