Buff Orp Rooster question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by GRAM49, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. GRAM49

    GRAM49 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    May 7, 2008
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    I have what I believe to be a BO rooster (14 weeks of age). But, not completely sure. It is larger than the five others, which I am sure are pullets. It has a larger comb and a wattle, which the others don't have. Its feet are HUGE, but no spurs. We have heard an attempt crowing from the hen house, but cannot isolate who it is. It is gentle and not aggressive at all. I have been hoping I am wrong since I will need to get rid of him. Sorry, no pics. Any ideas?
     
  2. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Maine
    If the comb is larger and redder than the others you probably have a Roo.
    If you could post pics that would be better. Dont be too quick to get rid of it until you know for sure, sometimes they can surprise you.

    Are the legs thicker than the others?
     
  3. GRAM49

    GRAM49 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes it's legs are thicker and just so much larger than the others feet and legs. I just haven't figured how to post pics yet. Thanks for the reply.
     

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