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What gender is my brahma?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by pineapple416, Apr 1, 2016.

  1. pineapple416

    pineapple416 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tilly is a month old brahma chick. We got Tilly in an assorted bantams mix. Does anyone have any guesses on the gender, or color? Thank you.

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    Here is baby Tilly
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    Here is month old Tilly
     
  2. ftfarmer22

    ftfarmer22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looking like a pullet!!:)
     
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    They are to young to sex for sure but there is no reason to believe they aren't pullets :).
     
  4. pineapple416

    pineapple416 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you ftfarmer22 and chicken girl1
     
  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Dark Brahma. If the chest feathers in solid black, you have a boy. If there is penciling on the chest, and no patches of white on the shoulders, it's a pullet.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    would love to see photo of her chest - to see what she is
     
  7. pineapple416

    pineapple416 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you everyone!
    Here are some more pictures of Tilly
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    Here's a picture of her chest feathers

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    Shoulder feathers

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    five and a half week old Tilly
     
    Last edited: Apr 8, 2016
  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Big black patches on the chest, white patches on the shoulder/wing area, and a very pink comb at less than 6 weeks old all indicate that Tilly is a cockerel.
     
  9. pineapple416

    pineapple416 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! I was hoping that Tilly was a cockerel!
     

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