Are these Buff Orps pullets or cockerals?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by scgamecock, May 8, 2008.

  1. scgamecock

    scgamecock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2008
    Conway SC
    I hatched them out of my flock and I thought they were cockerals but I'm not so sure now.They don't act like males and I'm hoping they are just pullets that are fast maturing.They will be 8 weeks old tomorrow.

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  2. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like a couple cockerals to me. I have eight, 7-week old buff orps, 1 of I'm sure is a boy (ordered him) and your two have bigger combs and waddles then my boy.
     
  3. scgamecock

    scgamecock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2008
    Conway SC
    Well I have been thinking that all along but they seem to act more like pullets but I guess I'll have to wait and see.
     
  4. NU CHICKS

    NU CHICKS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both look like roos to me.
     
  5. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    Looks like roos to me. My BO roo was easy to tell at just 11wks. I'm pretty sure those are roos.
     
  6. scgamecock

    scgamecock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2008
    Conway SC
    I was too but I wanted some other opinions.
     
  7. shmooborp

    shmooborp artistic fowlism

    roos! i have several bo pullets that are 14 weeks old.. and they dont have any wattle or comb development like that.
     
  8. Half-a-dozen

    Half-a-dozen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My two are 8 wks old and not even close to the comb/waddle dev of your so I'd say roos.... [​IMG]
     
  9. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Sorry, buddy, they're cockerels.
     
  10. MaryT

    MaryT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 19 BO pullets at 9 weeks now and I would say Roo too!
     

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