14 week old buff orpington hen or roo?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by liam345, Jul 18, 2010.

  1. liam345

    liam345 In the Brooder

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    hi here are my 2 14 week old chicks what sex do you think they are?

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  2. Chickiemama1010

    Chickiemama1010 Songster

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    Im not an expert on orps, and Im certain someone will disagree with me, but those look like hens to me. I am saying that based on rounded feathers. generally speaking, roos have pointed feathers, esp on their tails and hackles

    EDIT: then again, that first one has a pretty big, red comb and wattle. How old are they ? Maybe that will help someone with more buff orp knowledge make a better judgement than I
     
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  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Both girls. Roosters by 14 weeks will have larger combs/wattles and have their saddle feathers in.
     
  4. Chickiemama1010

    Chickiemama1010 Songster

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    sorry. just saw in the title "14wks"
     
  5. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    beautiful girls!!!
     
  6. liam345

    liam345 In the Brooder

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    thank you for your help
     
  7. I think you are going to be eating eggs.
     
  8. Wow, my 14 week old BO's still have very pink combs. One did do the squat the other day when I walked by her in the run...was surprised.
     
  9. snowflake

    snowflake Crowing

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    I agree both girls. very pretty!
     
  10. noodleroo

    noodleroo Snuggles with Chickens

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    They look like my little girls; very pretty!
     

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