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Buff Orp Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by beccaboo254, Aug 7, 2014.

  1. beccaboo254

    beccaboo254 Chirping

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    So we got two straight run older chicks (8-12) week range and I felt pretty confident they were both hens, but I'm questioning myself a little on the Orp now. The RIR still seems all girl to me, but thoughts on the BO??
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  2. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Crowing

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    Looking like a pullet to me.
     
  3. beccaboo254

    beccaboo254 Chirping

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    Heres a facial close up. Definitely all pink on the comb and wattles!
     
  4. beccaboo254

    beccaboo254 Chirping

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    Oh good! The erect tail had me wondering because I heard the hens only have a "bustle" and not a tail. But I hope you're right!
     
  5. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Crowing

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    yeah I'm not sure now[​IMG]
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    I'm not sure, but am going with pullet for now. Those comb/wattles are concerning.
     
  7. AtlantisPeeps

    AtlantisPeeps Songster

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    I think I am going to rain on the parade... I'm going to vote cockerel. Here is my 11 week old buff which is clearly pullet
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  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    I've raised buff orps for years and that is 100% hen.
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    I agree with Mountain Peeps, she's a Buff Orpington hen.
     
  10. Matt98

    Matt98 In the Brooder

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    I had two buff Orpington hens, the fox got one but the other is still alive. Neither of them were ever that tall or had a tail that erect. Pretty sure that's a roo, but I hope I'm wrong [​IMG]
     

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