boy or girl blue orpington???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jengro65, May 27, 2012.

  1. jengro65

    jengro65 Songster

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    I've been thinking this beauty is a boy for several weeks now but my sister tells me she thinks i'm wrong. What do you all say? These pics were taken today and it's 10 weeks old.
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  2. spikennipper

    spikennipper Songster

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    I'm going to say little girl [​IMG]
     
  3. chickenmaniac

    chickenmaniac Chirping

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    does it have feathered feet?
    because it looks like a blue cochin
     
  4. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Songster

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    Oh, I think it's a boy. I have a buff about that age and her comb and wattles are nearly nonexistent.
     
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  5. jengro65

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    No feathered feet. One of its hatch mates (solid black) is big a fluffy too but she has just a tiny peach colored comb.
     
  6. chickenmaniac

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    im thinking pullet
     
  7. BlueCamas

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    That is definitely a cockerel. You can see saddle feathers coming in, even though they are "fluffy" they are still saddle feathers. Not to mention the extremely big and red comb and wattles.
     
  8. sourland

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    Perhaps a cockerel, but I wouldn't be getting rid of it just yet.
     
  9. jengro65

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    I plan to keep this one even if it's a cockerel.
     

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