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8 week old - pair, both males, or both females??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Phage, Apr 29, 2011.

  1. Phage

    Phage Mad Scientist Premium Member

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    I have 2 lavender orpingtons that are not related but hatched with 2 days of each other. Are they both boys, both girls of a pair?
    They are about 8 weeks old. In real life they look very different, with # 2 having much paler comb etc, but in the pics they both look similar.
    Thanks!!
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  2. jjdward

    jjdward How bout them DAWGS!

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    I'm no expert but I'm guessing the top one is a rooster. I'm not sure on the second one but I'm gonna take a stab and say hen.
     
  3. DPC poultry

    DPC poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    both hens i think
     
  4. DPC poultry

    DPC poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i didnt see the top pic. i think the top ones a roo and the botom is a hen
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  5. Phage

    Phage Mad Scientist Premium Member

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    Oh dear, now I have one person saying 2 roos, and 3 saying a pair [​IMG]
    Any other stabs at it?
     
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  6. Red&Yellow

    Red&Yellow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both roos! Whew, look at those combs!
     
  7. txhomegrown

    txhomegrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Red&Yellow :

    Both roos! Whew, look at those combs!

    X2​
     
  8. This_chicks_place

    This_chicks_place Chillin' With My Peeps

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    x3
     
  9. Steergirl

    Steergirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think a pair but you never know til they crow...or don't.
     

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