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black Orpington

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by meko1, Mar 20, 2016.

  1. meko1

    meko1 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just purchased 6 black orpington straight run chicks, 3 days old. All but one has yellow tipped wing feathers. The other has smaller,black wings. Do I have 5 pullets or roosters? Or does that mean anything.
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Runs With Chickens Premium Member

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    I don't know, but in buff Orpingtons the roosters will feather slower, so maybe.
     
  3. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    You'll have to post pics for us to sex them efficiently.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    at 3 days old, all we can probably tell you is that they are chicks. It would be best if you want till 6-8 weeks and post good photos then.
     

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