Buff Orpington Hen or Cock?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jimmybigboss, Mar 1, 2016.

  1. jimmybigboss

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    Fist one [​IMG]
    Secon one
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  2. Cel45

    Cel45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are they?
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    They look feminine to me, but age would help confirm.
     
  4. Lukedawg

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    They both look like hens. Not all hens have a small waddle and comb. I've got 11 buffs and a couple of them look as though there isn't a waddle or comb there at all!! And some are pretty big but the Roos have very large deep red and pronounced combs and waddles they even get in their way when trying to eat and drink they are so big!!
     
  5. jimmybigboss

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    Probably 7-8 months give or take
     
  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Definitely pullets at that age.
     
  7. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, they're pullets. :)
     
  8. jimmybigboss

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    The breeder was convinced they where cockerals at 2months when i got them, better yet, they where free! Im so happy right now lol!
     
  9. donrae

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    Well, what a score for you!
     
  10. Lukedawg

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    7-8 months??... Why can't you just tell by the fact they are laying eggs!! Lol all of mine were laying and always have layed around 5months. And hey free is great when your talking 2 buffs that are just entering their egg producing years!!
     

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