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Buff Orpington 4 1/2 Weeks Old - Pullet or Cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JennCrow10, Feb 8, 2017.

  1. JennCrow10

    JennCrow10 In the Brooder

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    This chick was hatched January 8th so it is about 4 1/2 weeks old now. I've got my fingers crossed for a pullet. I took over incubating this chick on day 20 when I sold my broody hen who had killed all but one egg so I'm a bit attached to this one. Is it still too early to tell? I know Buff Orpingtons tend to be difficult to sex.
     

  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    Looks like a pullet for now.
     
  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Crowing

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    Still a little early. Post pics at 8 weeks.
     
  4. Cel45

    Cel45 Songster

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    My bet is on pullet.
     
  5. I'm leaning towards pullet. [​IMG]

    ~Alex
     
  6. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Free Ranging

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    Still young but look PULLET to me, try posting pix at 6 - 8wks
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    pullet at this point in time [​IMG] hope she stays that way
     

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