Buff orp rooster or hen survey.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MEchickens, Dec 21, 2014.

  1. MEchickens

    MEchickens Out Of The Brooder

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    28 weeks. Much larger than fellow hatch mate. No crowing. No spurs. Gentle demeanor. Late bloomer or Roo? Thanks so much- first time chicken keeper of ten chickens in Maine. [​IMG][/IMG]
     
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    MEchickens Out Of The Brooder

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  3. jennianne

    jennianne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you post a picture of the bird from the front and/or side?
     
  4. MEchickens

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  7. jennianne

    jennianne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, just saw the additional pics. The bird in my profile pic turned out to be a BO roo (he was 20-22 weeks in the pic). To me, my bird had more developed comb and wattles. By 28 weeks we had no doubt he was a "he". Of my hens the same age as the BO roo, only one is laying, so it is possible you have a pullet. But I am a total newbie and this is just my 2 cents!
     
  8. MEchickens

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    Thank you Jennianne. This bird is the very last to develop a comb and waddle very far behind the others but it's just so much larger. Anyone seeing any saddle feathers ????
     
  9. matt44644

    matt44644 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    22 week old hen in the pic
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    You have a pretty hen [​IMG]. Her comb and wattles look decently red, so she could start laying any time.
     

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