Another ROO??? Please HELP! 5 week Buff Orpington!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SIMPleChick, Mar 25, 2011.

  1. SIMPleChick

    SIMPleChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just over 5 weeks old Buff Orpington. Is she a he?? I don't think I will be going back to IFA for chicks, seems with all the roos I have now, they are selling straight runs as pullets!
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  2. looptloop

    looptloop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Absolutely no pro here, but it looks like a girl to me.... maybe I'm missing something in the pictures?
     
  3. SIMPleChick

    SIMPleChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope it's a girl! Thanks! Anyone else!?
     
  4. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that comb and wattles are awefully pink for a 5 week old, I have to say roo.
     
  5. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    I say roo,
    here is a photp of one of my buff roos at 6 weeks.
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  6. IroquoisEgg

    IroquoisEgg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I say roo, my 5 week old Lavender Pullets have wattles that are almost not even there and pale and the roos are clearly visible and pink. No expert, but I believe you have yourself a brand new baby boy!!
     
  7. N&MSchroeder

    N&MSchroeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Still a pretty pink! I say girl. [​IMG]
     
  8. Crumbling Beauty

    Crumbling Beauty Out Of The Brooder

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    I think you have a girl.

    Our buff Orp's (Ava) comb and wattles were the same pink as your bird's at that age; they stayed small and didn't seem to color up for a long time. There is a similar sweet, curious look in the eyes, as well.

    Fingers crossed.
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    There's a fair amount of comb and wattle, which makes me think roo. But the legs are nicely slender, which makes me think hen. Re post in a few weeks and we'll have another go!
     
  10. mother o' chicks72

    mother o' chicks72 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm afraid I'm going to have to guess roo. my buff orpington is about the same age and has a tiny completely yellow comb.
     

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