Any guesses? 4 week old Buff Orps....

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Dannee, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. Dannee

    Dannee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls are 4 weeks old..may be too early but for those experienced in the breed here they are:)
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    I know these are not ideal pics Im sorry....the girls would not stand still
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    I couldnt tell if they were roos or not...they are identical other than size...one is bigger than the other...any thoughts?
    Thanks guys even as adults it is hard to tell what sex...:
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  2. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    2 girls.
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Looks like girls to me [​IMG]
     
  4. Melissa2173

    Melissa2173 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have one BO that is 6 weeks old. I asked what everyone thought mine was at around 5 weeks and the majority said roo. Mine has quite a big comb and waddles that developed around 4 weeks. Yours look like girls but as many have said, this breed is hard to sex until it crows or lays an egg. [​IMG]

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  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    At this point they look like girls. By 8 weeks you will know for sure.
     
  6. Dannee

    Dannee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They were sexed as pullets but you never know...lol.....thank you to everyone who responded! I bought 13 babies and all turned out to be hens...I was hoping for one roo but didnt get a single one....I guess a blessing in disguise?.....
     
  7. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Roos are easy to find. Watch craigslist, I see handsome nice ones for free all the time. Too bad I can only have 1.
     
  8. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:I could help you with getting a rooster. I only have about 6 spares at the moment.
     
  9. ladyride

    ladyride Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like girls to me [​IMG]
     
  10. Dannee

    Dannee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like im on the hunt for a roo..... what are the odds??????...Im one of the rare I guess.....
     

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