Buff Orpington Gender Behavior

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SevenChickMO, Jan 27, 2014.

  1. SevenChickMO

    SevenChickMO New Egg

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    First time Chicken owner, first time posting. [​IMG]

    I have 7 Chickens, two of them are Buff Orpington. The Orpingtons are the same size as each [​IMG]

    other, they both crow and they both mount the girls. But the one in question is less aggressive has lighter and only slightly smaller comb and waddles. I was told that sometimes females will crow. Will they also mount the females?

    My question is: Is the more feminine looking, less aggressive one a gender dysmorphic hen or a roo?

    Thank you for the help
     
  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    both are roosters
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Both look like roosters to me.
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    You have two roosters.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Both are roosters. Birds develop at different rates, just like humans.
     
  6. Both are roosters (btw [​IMG]) and if I am correct female Buff Orpingtons never crow.
     
  7. hope4rainbow

    hope4rainbow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does the one with the bigger comb have a split one? Or is it floppy in two directions?
     
  8. SevenChickMO

    SevenChickMO New Egg

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    It is just one comb flopping in two directions. It is a very tall comb with long spires (?) - not sure of the correct term for it.
     
  9. SevenChickMO

    SevenChickMO New Egg

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    Thanks for the help. Looks like there is a consensus that I have two boys in my hen house. [​IMG]
     

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