17 week old Buff Orpingtons...girls or boy?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LPOHHomestead, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. LPOHHomestead

    LPOHHomestead Out Of The Brooder

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    These BOs are 17 weeks old. I am hoping and praying I've got at least 1 pullet in this bunch. I have a 5th one that is definitely a cockerel - he's more slender, showing hackle and saddle feathers more predominantly than these and his comb and waddles (sp?) are larger. What do you think about these 4?

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  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    All 4 are boys.
     
  3. ChickInDelight

    ChickInDelight Never an Empty Nest

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    I am no expert, but I am going to guess girl. It seemed my Buffy had lots of red around her face before the others.

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  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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  5. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

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  6. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, they're boys.
     
  7. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    I hope they are not all boys, but my BO is older, and has less of a red comb! She's an April hatch. Don't know any more than that [​IMG]

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  8. Little One

    Little One Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with the majority. All look like boys, just by looking at how pointy and long the saddle and neck feathers are. Sorry. [​IMG]
     
  9. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

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  10. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All have pointy saddle feathers. Sorry.. all boys.
     

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