What gender are these?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jenb333, Nov 11, 2013.

  1. Jenb333

    Jenb333 New Egg

    2
    0
    7
    Nov 11, 2013
    Hello, I'm pretty new to this breed of chicken. They are several months old bantam brahma chickens. We are only allowed to have hens so we have to figure out if any are Roos and if so which ones. Can any one help us out on telling what gender they are? Thanks in advance!

    Chicken A
    [​IMG]

    Chicken B
    [​IMG]

    (here is a group photo of all the buff brahmas)
    [​IMG]

    Chicken C
    [​IMG]

    Chicken D
    [​IMG]

    Chicken E
    [​IMG]

    Chicken F
    [​IMG]
     
  2. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG]
    So I assume that chickens A and B are bantam Dark Brahmas because if they are then they are both roosters, pullets have a different kind of feathering. :(
    C- Pullet for now
    D- Pullet
    E- Pullet
    F- I'm leaning closer to a rooster because of comb, size/redness and feathering.

    Here's a good example of the differences between a Dark Brahma rooster and hen:

    [​IMG]
    Rooster in the back, hen in front.
     
    Last edited: Nov 11, 2013
  3. Studio2770

    Studio2770 Chillin' With My Peeps

    1,042
    40
    161
    Apr 29, 2013
    A and B could be boys but body shots help. C could be a boy. D and E are girls. F could be a boy too. This can help [​IMG]
     
    1 person likes this.
  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

    9,119
    302
    306
    Mar 2, 2011
    Knee Deep
    a and b are boys due to their color. F is a boy as I see saddle feathers on him behind your hand in that picture and hackles coming in. I think c is also a rooster due to his uneven color on the wings
     
  5. Krischick

    Krischick Chillin' With My Peeps

    167
    11
    73
    Jul 20, 2013
    Willard Mo
    F might be your roo rest are girls
     
  6. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    I concur. Only two girls I see are D & E
     
  7. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    Wait a second though.. You only have four buffs?

    [​IMG]
    They all appear to be boys except the one to the left.

    I think D & E are the same pullet you just posted twice :)
     
    Last edited: Nov 12, 2013
  8. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Overrun With Chickens

    7,952
    644
    361
    Mar 3, 2012
    I agree. I was just noticing the same thing. D and E are the same pullet. And by the looks of it your only pullet. All the other chickens look male to me.
     
  9. browning6

    browning6 Chillin' With My Peeps

    248
    13
    93
    Dec 2, 2012
    Winton, California
    I agree 100% I had a rooster with the same feather coloration.
     
  10. DallasCriftins

    DallasCriftins Chillin' With My Peeps

    You have four Roos one Hen
    Exactly the same thing happened to me when I bought five SLW one week old chicks :(
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by