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buff orpington hens or roos...10 weeks old

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Loving My Peeps, Dec 31, 2010.

  1. Loving My Peeps

    Loving My Peeps Chicken Whisperer

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    Can anyone help me sex these BO's? I have 5 in all... ALL but 1 got red wattles early on. I have read lots of post on here about sometimes the hens getting red early. Thats what I'm hoping for but reality tells me differently.

    The group: [​IMG]

    My only FOR SURE Hen #1: [​IMG]

    Chick #2: [​IMG]

    #3 and #4: [​IMG]

    #4 :[​IMG]

    #5 :[​IMG]

    #5 hind view: [​IMG]
     
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  2. Muscovies

    Muscovies Chillin' With My Peeps

    They all look to be hens
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    #4 is a cockerel, the rest are pullets
     
  4. Loving My Peeps

    Loving My Peeps Chicken Whisperer

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    REALLY??? [​IMG][​IMG] Even with that much red?
     
  5. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From the first picture, it looks like you have three with hackle feathers. I think you have three roosters and two pullets.
     
  6. Loving My Peeps

    Loving My Peeps Chicken Whisperer

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    Starting from the back is chick #1 and in order to the front is #5. Which ones are you seeing hackle feathers on? #4 for sure has the hackles and the super red comb.
     
  7. punky rooster

    punky rooster Awesome

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    I agree with #4 being a male but I also think #5 is a cockerel as well so 2 boys 3 girls
     
  8. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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    Quote:I agree.
     
  9. banjoejoe4783

    banjoejoe4783 VILLAMIL FARMS

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    #2,4,5 look like roos #1,3may be pullets
     
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  10. Barred Rocker

    Barred Rocker cracked egg

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    judging by the tail feathers it looks like a definite 3 roos and 1 definite hen, the fifth is hard to tell but I'm leaning roo.
     

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