Buff Orpington Gender - Please help!!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bolucy, Jan 12, 2017.

  1. bolucy

    bolucy New Egg

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    Hi! Can someone tell me if our dear Lucy is a pullet, our family love her very much and now very worry if she is a he :( she is now 14 weeks old, her comb is quite big and red compared with my other two gals, an Austrolorp and Silver laced Wyandotte. Many thanks!
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  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Orpingtons are slow developers and that's a lot of comb for 14 weeks. I'd say there is a good chance its a cockerel but I wouldn't say 100% though. Doesn't strike me as an obvious cockerel. I'd give him/her another 3 or 4 weeks to be sure.
     
  3. WilloughbyStead

    WilloughbyStead Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm not sure as I'm on the fence about her with you. I'd say she can go either way.
     
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  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm thinking cockerel.
     
  5. Minnowey

    Minnowey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She/He looks like a cockerel. I agree that she/he could still be a pullet but she/he already has a s much comb as my two full grown Buff Orpingtons.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Gray Farms
     
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  7. bolucy

    bolucy New Egg

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    Thank you ;) [​IMG]At least still have some chance to be a pullet
     
  8. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    looks cockerel but could go either way
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm thinking cockerel, sorry.

    Besides the comb, those are some very thick legs, and the wings look to have a darker red shading--a male trait.
     
  10. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    BTW I think your cat thinks he looks tasty! [​IMG]
     

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