BBS Orpington Guy Among Gals?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by clownychick, Jun 25, 2016.

  1. clownychick

    clownychick Just Hatched

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    Can anyone tell if one of these is a roo? Or are they all girls? Not sure of exact age, but they're pullets not yet laying. Thanks!

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  2. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    All look to be pullets! [​IMG]

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  3. clownychick

    clownychick Just Hatched

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    oh, thanks! I wasn't sure about the one on the right with the pointy buttfeathers... all the others have rounded butt humps.
     
  4. Gardenalex

    Gardenalex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh, thanks! I wasn't sure about the one on the right with the pointy buttfeathers... all the others have rounded butt humps.
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    Yep you are right about the butt, but what i see from the face of this Chick it is a hen.
     
  5. BabyandCotton

    BabyandCotton Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All pullets!
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  6. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I've come to realize that, in my experience, anyway, tail shape doesn't really give any hints as to gender. [​IMG] I've had both pullets and cockerels with either long tails or short stubbies!

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  7. BabyandCotton

    BabyandCotton Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Alex, agreed. I had a light brahma, when she was around eight weeks she had one very curled tail feather and I was sure she was a cockerel, but she turned out to be a pullet
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  8. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Good to know I'm not the only one who's noticed there's almost no correlation between tail shape and gender. [​IMG]

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  9. BabyandCotton

    BabyandCotton Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG][​IMG] Her at 8 weeks vs 14 weeks :) [​IMG][​IMG]
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  10. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ahhhh....I see what you mean about that slightly curly tail! I myself might have have been tempted to think she was a cockerel, to be honest. [​IMG] She's absolutely precious, by the way. [​IMG]

    ~Alex
     

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