4 wk old Lavender Orpingtons

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kzhefley, Mar 29, 2016.

  1. kzhefley

    kzhefley Out Of The Brooder

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    Needing help determining if I have pullets or cockerels orbisbit too early to tell. I'm really hoping for at least 3 pullets but knowing my luck that won't happen. They are 4 weeks old. Will be 5 weeks on Saturday. Thisbis my first time with Lavender orpingtons so still learning but they're so pretty I couldn't help but get them.

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  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    I'm not familiar with the breed, but number 3 certainly is showing more wattle and comb development / colouration, so I'd say cockerel for that one.

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  3. kzhefley

    kzhefley Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks
    That was my guess also with that one just because of the color and it's more pronounced then the rest.
     
  4. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Id say 3 is most likely a cockerel
     
  5. negrita

    negrita Chillin' With My Peeps

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    to me only number 1 looks like a pullet so far
     
  6. kzhefley

    kzhefley Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the input. I known it's still early but it's worth a try finding out now. Only time will tell I guess.
     

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