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Alright Orpington Experts! What do you think?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Eliz, Jul 17, 2008.

  1. Eliz

    Eliz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know these guys or gals are young but it's still fun guessing! [​IMG]

    I will give you a little information about each to see if you think it's a cockeral or pullet.

    Both were the same size when I got them and they should be 4 weeks old this weekend.


    On the left is "Baby" My runt! Seems to have a darker colored comb with some red in it but has the smaller waddles and over all is smaller of the two. Also it is feathering in slower?

    On the right is "Onyx" Is bigger and it's comb is alot whiter but the waddles are bigger and have more pink in them. It has more feathers?



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  2. robinaggie

    robinaggie Flew the Coop

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    Baby is a boy, Onyx is a girl. [​IMG]
     
  3. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    They both look like boys to me, although the one on the right looks more like a boy than the one on the left. Bigger comb and wattles.

    Jody
     
  4. robinaggie

    robinaggie Flew the Coop

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    I'm ALWAYS wrong! [​IMG]
     
  5. 2manyhats

    2manyhats Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My babies are about 2 weeks old and two have almost no visible comb and one has a comb that is pinkish. I was guessing that I have 2 girls and 1 boy. I think you may have 2 boys.
     
  6. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I think 2 cockerals.
     
  7. Eliz

    Eliz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It would not suprise me if they are both boys.

    Because they are WILD and try to roam all over the place if I would let them.
     
  8. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    The comb screams cockeral on the smaller chick...the larger chick is for sure a cockeral...I say two boys too...
     
  9. Eliz

    Eliz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, like a crazy person I was just playing rooster sound clips off my computer for them and noticed that ONYX has even more pink in his [​IMG] comb today compaired just to the pics I took yesterday!!

    I am really thinking I have two boys.
     

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