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7 week old mottled Orpingtons 2 cockerels, 2 pullets, and?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by pathognomonic, Aug 21, 2015.

  1. pathognomonic

    pathognomonic Out Of The Brooder

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    The one I have my doubts about is at the foreground of all but the last photograph.


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  2. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm thinking pullet...most of the photos it looks like a pullet with only #3 and #4 making wonder due to possibly some spiky feathers and a bit of blush in the comb.

    Probably pullet, but this one may be a wait and see.

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  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree, but I would definitely keep an eye on that comb. If it reddens up over the next few weeks, you will know you have a cockerel.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think it is a cockerel with the bit of wattles starting also.
     
  5. pathognomonic

    pathognomonic Out Of The Brooder

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    I've been torn as to whether it's a slow developing cockerel or a fast developing pullet. The two cockerels' combs and wattles came on like gangbusters a couple weeks ago. The two pullets have no color to their combs and just barely visible wattles even now. The tweener...geez. I'll just be patient and let it tell me what it wants to be. No need to pressure it into a decision. That wouldn't be psychologically healthy...[​IMG]
     
  6. chickenMamee

    chickenMamee Out Of The Brooder

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    Help please! Cockerel or hen? 5 week old Mottled Orpington
     
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  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Looks like 2 cockerels and 3 pullets.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    You should probably start your own thread and not hijack someone else's. Looks like a cockerel to me.
     
  9. chickenMamee

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    Sorry to offend but I don't know how to start my own thread honestly! Maybe you could tell me. Thanks for your input and I apologize to the original posting person.
     

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