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Lavendar Orpintons hens or roos?

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I purchased 2 Lavendar Orpingtons as straight run and was told I would be able to tell the sex by the tailfeathers before wattles and comb come in, is this true? These 2 are about 6 weeks old and have completely diffrent tailfeathers. I thank you in advance for any input smile.png


And this is the other
post #2 of 7

Both look like beautiful pullets to me! :)

 

~Alex

"For You, O Lord, are good and ready to forgive;

And abundant in lovingkindness and overflowing in mercy to all those who call upon You." Psalm 86:5

 

Happy owner of 37 wonderful hens, 2 amazing roosters, 21 chickies, 7 Calls, 3 interesting ducks, 4 furry kitties, and 4 crabby parakeets! 

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"For You, O Lord, are good and ready to forgive;

And abundant in lovingkindness and overflowing in mercy to all those who call upon You." Psalm 86:5

 

Happy owner of 37 wonderful hens, 2 amazing roosters, 21 chickies, 7 Calls, 3 interesting ducks, 4 furry kitties, and 4 crabby parakeets! 

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Oh, and welcome to BYC! :welcome We're so glad you decided to become a part of this wonderful community! :)

 

~Alex

"For You, O Lord, are good and ready to forgive;

And abundant in lovingkindness and overflowing in mercy to all those who call upon You." Psalm 86:5

 

Happy owner of 37 wonderful hens, 2 amazing roosters, 21 chickies, 7 Calls, 3 interesting ducks, 4 furry kitties, and 4 crabby parakeets! 

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"For You, O Lord, are good and ready to forgive;

And abundant in lovingkindness and overflowing in mercy to all those who call upon You." Psalm 86:5

 

Happy owner of 37 wonderful hens, 2 amazing roosters, 21 chickies, 7 Calls, 3 interesting ducks, 4 furry kitties, and 4 crabby parakeets! 

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Thank you so much, I was thinking the same smile.png I am glad to be part of this amazing group smile.png
post #5 of 7
Here are two three week old buff orps. You can clearly see difference in combs
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Originally Posted by Tracispeckers View Post

Thank you so much, I was thinking the same smile.png I am glad to be part of this amazing group smile.png


You're so welcome! :D 

 

~Alex

"For You, O Lord, are good and ready to forgive;

And abundant in lovingkindness and overflowing in mercy to all those who call upon You." Psalm 86:5

 

Happy owner of 37 wonderful hens, 2 amazing roosters, 21 chickies, 7 Calls, 3 interesting ducks, 4 furry kitties, and 4 crabby parakeets! 

Reply

"For You, O Lord, are good and ready to forgive;

And abundant in lovingkindness and overflowing in mercy to all those who call upon You." Psalm 86:5

 

Happy owner of 37 wonderful hens, 2 amazing roosters, 21 chickies, 7 Calls, 3 interesting ducks, 4 furry kitties, and 4 crabby parakeets! 

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Originally Posted by bockti39 View Post

Here are two three week old buff orps. You can clearly see difference in combs
Can you post pics, I also have buffs wink.png
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