A snack pack of Buffs!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CityGirlintheCountry, Jun 21, 2008.

  1. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

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    So I have three buff orps around 6 weeks of age. One is definitely a rooster and one is definitely a pullet. I just can't figure out number three. What do you guys think?

    Cheeto the rooster
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    Frito the pullet
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    Dorito the unknown
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    Any thoughts on Dorito? ([​IMG] for a pullet)
     
  2. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dorito looks like a cockerel...

    BTW, I absolutely LOVE your WC khaki polish!! [​IMG]
     
  3. muesky

    muesky Got Peacocks?

    I could be mistaken but it seems Dorito is a girlie chicken (hen). She does not seem to have developed waddles or a large comb.
     
  4. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

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    This one?
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    That's Maude the Polish. She's a nutcase! [​IMG]
     
  5. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

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    Ahhh, see? We have a 50/50 split already. That Dorito is a tricky one!

    The comb is redder than Frito's but not as red as Cheeto's. There are touches of pinkish under his/her beak, but nothing like Cheeto's. I guess I"m going to have to wait for a crow or an egg to pop out. Darn it!
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Looks like a pullet to me.

    If it's not a pullet, I'm in trouble because my 8 week old "hens" look like "her"..
     

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