Buff Orp......Hen or Roo!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bigdaddyjts1, Dec 7, 2013.

  1. bigdaddyjts1

    bigdaddyjts1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Posted this pic of what I thought was my Buff Orpington hen about 5 months old however one person on here insists it looks like a rooster. I am still very new to this and would appreciate any help?
     
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  2. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    Hen. My BO rooster had a comb bigger then that at 5 weeks.
     
  3. bigdaddyjts1

    bigdaddyjts1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Awesome, I thought it was a hen but some guy on another thread insisted it was a Roo! Thanks for the help!
     
  4. It is a bit rooster suspicious, better pictures?
     
  5. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    I agree better pictures
     
  6. bigdaddyjts1

    bigdaddyjts1 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'll try and get some better pics tomorrow, she is just so darn fast and skittish when I pick her up!
     
  7. BM farms

    BM farms Out Of The Brooder

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    Definately hen
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    How sure are you on the age? Honestly, it looks like a younger cockerel to me. It's got that gawky, gangly look cockerels have, not the pretty, rounded feminine look. But looks more like 3 1/2 -4 months to me.
     
  9. nakstk

    nakstk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a younger cockerel to me too. You could almost make out the saddle feathers and the starting of the sickle shape in the tail feathers. But a more clear photo would make it easier to tell.
     
  10. Tara K

    Tara K Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would agree, looks like a younger cockeral to me..
     

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