Buff Orpington 4 weeks old. Sexing help.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by athomas718, Jun 4, 2016.

  1. athomas718

    athomas718 Out Of The Brooder

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    Here are my two BO chicks. They are 4 weeks old. I know it's still too early to tell but I thought I saw some pinking on one of the combs of Ariel. They were purchases from a farm with a 90% sexing rate for pullets so they are suppose to be female, but you never know.

    Pics in the next post.
     
  2. athomas718

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    Ariel. I think the comb is getting pinker. But i guess it's really faint.

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    Belle. She's smaller and the comb isn't as defined at all.
     
  3. athomas718

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    Here is the Buff Orpington under Roo Suspicion at 5 weeks. Anyone have any ideas?
     
  4. Grub Digger

    Grub Digger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ariel and Belle seem to be pullets, but #3 is showing his wattles. It's still a bit early to be sure.
     
  5. athomas718

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    #3 is Ariel. Just a little bit older. I have an even newer picture that shows more of the waddle development. The waddles are coming in really fast with Ariel.
     
  6. Grub Digger

    Grub Digger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh sorry! I couldn't see the waddles in the first pic. [​IMG]
     
  7. athomas718

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  8. Katie F

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    Male or Female? Around 3 1/2 months old.....
     
  9. athomas718

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    Are you saying we will know for sure either way around 3 1/2 months old?

    Currently they are only 1 month old. So i guess by August. That's about when they start either laying or crowing right?

    Does anyone know when the spurs come in? Wouldn't that be a pretty telling sign too?
     
  10. Katie F

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    I actually am really new to this site and I was trying to post a picture with the male or female caption attached! Sorry! I'm a new chicken lady myself. I hope you get the answers you're looking for!
     

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