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Bonjour hello plus an Orpington question

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Bonne Vie, Aug 4, 2016.

  1. Bonne Vie

    Bonne Vie New Egg

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    Good morning from the Haute Vienne in France.
    I'm a newbie to BYC and very happy to be part of the flock.. thanks for adding me.
    I have 2 new egg layers and 4 young Orpingtons, I thought I was buying 3-4 week old but when hubby bought them home there was 1 at 1 week old and 3 at 2 week old so ive been waiting patiently to see what sex they will be.. I asked for 3 girls and a boy (from a different batch) I have a bad feeling I have more like 3 boys if not 4.. I shall have a go at taking pictures for those members hopefully in the know at how to sex by looking at them.[​IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings and :welcome. So glad you you joined us! Best wishes!
     
  4. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC - I hope that the gender experts will be able to help you out, once you've posted your pics.

    Best wishes
    Ct
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. cukuriku

    cukuriku Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome [​IMG] enjoy the community, and much luck with your flock!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Really it's best to wait till about 6 weeks old to try and sex them. The folks at "what breed or gender is this." are very good but not clairvoyant.
    Having said that your dark chick seems to have a lot of comb for such a young age - possibly a cockerel. Can't see the heads on the others in the photo.
     

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