7 week old buff orpington gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jessnurse05, Mar 14, 2017.

  1. jessnurse05

    jessnurse05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is this a roo or a pullet? I thought pullet, but now I'm not so sure.

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    This pic was from about 2 weeks ago.

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    This one was last week.

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    This is from this week, she's 7 weeks old here.

    Her (his?) comb and wattles have really grown over the last 2 weeks.
     
  2. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like you got a bunch of little dudes there [​IMG]
     
  3. chickens really

    chickens really Chicken Obsessed

    The Buff appears to be a pullet in my opinion.......Wait a few more weeks......


    Cheers!
     
  4. rebrascora

    rebrascora Overrun With Chickens

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    All 3 in the front of that second photo look like potential cockerels to me too. The fourth one at the back behind the buff looks like a pullet though.
    Did you buy straight run?
     
  5. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The little dark one behind the buff in the second image does look very pullet-like to me :)
     
  6. jessnurse05

    jessnurse05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hatched them from eggs. I knew the 2 in front were roos, I was hoping to get at least 50/50 girls and boys. Oh well, it just means that I get to hatch more to get up to the 8 hens that I want [​IMG]
     
  7. -Wirth-

    -Wirth- Out Of The Brooder

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    The comb and wattle growth says cockerel, but the lack of reddening in them says it could be a pullet :-/
     
  8. WyoChickies

    WyoChickies Out Of The Brooder

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    My roo looked just like that at 7 weeks. I vote boy.
     
  9. GoldenFlight

    GoldenFlight Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    I'd say roo.....
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Looks like you get to keep setting eggs....lots of boys there [​IMG]
     

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