13 week old buff orpington hen or rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by liam345, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. liam345

    liam345 Out Of The Brooder

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    13 week old buff orpington hen or rooster?


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  2. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

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    I think it looks like a hen. I see no sex feathers:)
     
  3. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    They look so chubby! A big fluff ball....looks like a hen to me.[​IMG]
     
  4. turtlebird

    turtlebird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lady.....looks like all nine of mine [​IMG]
     
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    My Coop
    It's a girl.
     
  6. ClevelandAg31

    ClevelandAg31 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I honestly think its a rooster....its legs look awfully think.....sickle feathers look like they may be beginning to turn also.
     
  7. Reinbeau

    Reinbeau The Teapot Underground Premium Member

    It's a hen. You can tell the BO roos at five weeks - it's pretty obvious.

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    Check out those legs - they're like tree trunks.
     
  8. ClevelandAg31

    ClevelandAg31 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so are those....
     
  9. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    I think she's pretty girly.

    I wouldn't worry about those tail feathers, either. For example, my BO has 'em.
    I LOVE my fluffy Buffy - she's such a hoot. Especially now that she's hatched a single chick (not from her egg).

    Here she is with the nine day old GrandChick. (My first! I'm a gramma!)
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    Here she is before she went broody.
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    Last edited: Jul 13, 2010
  10. CalebtheChicken

    CalebtheChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Great to see Sam is doing good gryeyes!

    The BO in question looks like a hen to me.
     

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