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3.5 week buff orpingtons

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Busia77, Jun 4, 2016.

  1. Busia77

    Busia77 Out Of The Brooder

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    Would love to hear some educated guesses! This is my first time raising chicks. I have 5 Buff Orpingtons. 3 of them are larger with fluffy tail feathers like #1 in the pic. #2 has a similar larger body, but tail is shorter and not fluffy. #3 is smaller and has almost no tail. Also has much smaller, almost non-existant comb yet. Thoughts on sex? I'm learning so much from this forum!
     
  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    Its hard to make a truly accurate guess until 6 weeks or so but I would love to see what they look like so far! Also no photos are showing.
     
  3. Busia77

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    Don't know why my pics aren't showing :-(
     
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  5. kamrynwade

    kamrynwade Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Singular, closer pictures of them would help ? :)
     
  6. henny1129

    henny1129 Crazy Livestock Gal Premium Member

    X2! Adorable chicks!
     
  7. Busia77

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    Having a hard time getting pics, they scatter as soon as I open the door and really dont want me to catch them!
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  9. Busia77

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    I know it's very early to tell, I was mostly curious about the differences in their tail feathers.
     
  10. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    Hmm, the tail feathers don't really give you an idea until they are around 13 weeks old. At the moment those combs are pretty big and pink for 3-4 weeks.
     

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