Buff Orpington....boy or girl?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Montana-Hens, May 4, 2008.

  1. Montana-Hens

    Montana-Hens Songster

    Feb 20, 2008
    Buxton, Montana
    These 2 chicks were born 4/16 & came from Ideal. They were purchased as pullets.

    I know it is early to tell, but I look at those feet and say oh my! So all of you out there with experience what do you see?

    Right now we call them the two blond chicks...They live in a double wide dog crate!!

    Chick 1

    Chick 2
    Last edited: May 4, 2008
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing

    Jan 11, 2007
    I'd say they are too young to tell. Post pics around 4-5 weeks of age and I am sure we can help then.

  3. Gindee77

    Gindee77 Songster

    Mar 31, 2008
    QCA, Illinois
    They both have a fluffy butt...I had two BO chicks and the one that didn't have much in the way of tail feathers ended up being a roo (he got red comb and wattles at 4 weeks). I recently found him a good home. I'm certainly no expert and they are pretty young but I just wanted you to know that my BO pullet had nice big tail feathers and the male didn't. I would guess yours to be pullets just going on the tails. I doubt that that's a sure thing tho!! [​IMG]
  4. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Songster

    Both of the Orp pullets that I hatched in Sept had big feet and very sturdy legs. They also got their tails earlier than their brother, who is now twice their size. They are all huge birds. I think that some lines of Orp just have big feet/legs from the start.


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