3 week old Buff Orpington (I know "she" is still young)...cockerel or pullet? Help!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cdecker, Mar 14, 2015.

  1. cdecker

    cdecker New Egg

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    I posted this photo on InstaGram (@justagirlandherpicnictable) and a few folks thought Fiona may be a "Frank." Thoughts? Thanks all!!

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  2. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!!!! So glad you've joined us!
    S/he looks younger then 3 weeks? How old was she when you got her?
     
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  3. cdecker

    cdecker New Egg

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    I rounded up...she is 18 days. We got her on 3/1/2015 and they said the chicks were 4 days.
     
  4. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    Ok. Yes, s/he is pretty young but based off of his/her stance and comb I'd say Fiona is Frank.
    But I'd post more pics after a couple more weeks and we'd be able to figure it out easier.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm leaning towards cockerel.
     
  6. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm leaning towards Frank for the same reasons. here is a link, for your guessing pleasure....http://www.fresheggsdaily.com/2012/06/cock-doodleroo-10-ways-to-sex-your.html I personally go by leg size, certain feather growth traits, stance and overt curiosity and friendliness. Buffs not being a hard feather breed (medium feather) it is more difficult than, for example an RIR. Would love an update in a few weeks! [​IMG]
     
  7. cdecker

    cdecker New Egg

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    Here are the others! "Fiona" has always had that different stature!

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  8. littlesparrow11

    littlesparrow11 Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh. my. That mini chalk board behind the chicks is SO cute!!
    (sorry I can't help with the sexing part)
     
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  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    So am I.
     

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