5 week Orpington

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Country-Wife, May 22, 2018.

  1. Country-Wife

    Country-Wife In the Brooder

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    E09D8AD8-B804-4307-8BCE-AD759D0478F9.jpeg 5 week old Orpington
    Thinking Roo? Am I right?
     
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  2. kwhites634

    kwhites634 Slow hands & an easy touch

    Possibly. Do you have any hatchmates?
    I bought 5 from S/S; supposed to be pullets, but I'm thinking one's a cockerel. More comb than the other 4 (all hatched /26), larger, & the only one to ever offer to peck me.
     
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  3. KikiLeigh02

    KikiLeigh02 Free Ranging

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    Lavender Orpingtons seem to be tough for some reason. I wouldn't say for sure either way for at least 3-4 more weeks, maybe longer. I have two Lavender Orpington pullets and one of them kept me guessing until she was 10 weeks.
     
  4. Country-Wife

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  5. KikiLeigh02

    KikiLeigh02 Free Ranging

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    Do you have two or is that the same one?
     
  6. Country-Wife

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  7. Country-Wife

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    These are 2 different chicks
     
  8. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Free Ranging

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    1 is a cockerel
    2 is too young, but not showing cockerel signs. Please post pics of the comb at 8 weeks.
     
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  9. KikiLeigh02

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    I would give them a few more weeks. The first one does have pretty thick legs and it's wattles are coming in, but it's comb is not overly developed yet. I was convinced one of my pullets was a cockerel because she developed so much faster, but they look the same now.
     
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