Light Brahma Chickens

Discussion in 'Other Pets' started by Hailee's Herd, Feb 7, 2010.

  1. Hailee's Herd

    Hailee's Herd New Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    Michigan
    Hi, how is everyone doing out here? I haven't been out here in forever.
    I have a question. I recently got three new chickens. They are supposed to be 4 months old. The lady told us that one of them is a rooster and the other two are hens. I was wondering if anyone out here has light brahmas and how to tell if they are a rooster or a hen. I will post pictures later after I take some. Surprisingly I haven't yet. Thanks!
     
  2. Victoria

    Victoria New Member

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    Dec 20, 2008
    Vernonia, Oregon
    I have a brama bantam roo. The roos almost always have longer tail feathers..I just love my Brahmas!!
     

  3. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Member

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    Oct 19, 2009
  4. Hailee's Herd

    Hailee's Herd New Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    Michigan
    Ok thanks. Here are some pictures if any of you know which are roosters or hens.

    I'm pretty sure the one in the middle is the roo.
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  5. kids-n-peeps

    kids-n-peeps New Member

    477
    Aug 24, 2009
    Virginia
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    I think you are right. This guy is the rooster. The feathers on the neck and on the base of tail/rump are longer and also more pointed like spearheads. There is also more development of the comb and wattles when compared to the females.
     
  6. farmgirl42

    farmgirl42 New Member

    640
    Jan 2, 2010
    Eastern Ohio
    Oh, yeah - he's the roo
     
  7. Hailee's Herd

    Hailee's Herd New Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    Michigan
    Ok good. But you think the other two are hens, right?
     
  8. logansmommy7

    logansmommy7 New Member

    925
    Nov 11, 2009
    Shenandoah Valley, VA
    I'm not a HUGE expert-but he is definitely a roo and the other two are hens...I had a bit of experience picking pullets last year when choosing some for my flock, and I was right on every count! Love it! Your new birds are really pretty!
     
  9. kids-n-peeps

    kids-n-peeps New Member

    477
    Aug 24, 2009
    Virginia
    I agree . . . the others look like hens :)
     
  10. Hailee's Herd

    Hailee's Herd New Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    Michigan
    Ok thank you guys very much. :)
     
  11. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Member

    996
    Oct 19, 2009
    Yes. 1 cockerel, 2 pullets.