Buff Orpington - Male or Female

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by greergal, Nov 25, 2011.

  1. greergal

    greergal New Egg

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    We bought six chicks that were all suppose to be hens -- notice that this Buff Orpington is starting to look more like a Rooster. Is this a male??
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  2. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    Yes. It's a roo [​IMG]

    How old are they?
     
  3. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Yes, that is a cockerel. Slender, shiny saddle and hackle feathers.
     
  4. greergal

    greergal New Egg

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    It was hatched July 1, 2011
     
  5. Cheapchicksfarm

    Cheapchicksfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry it's a rooster
     
  6. greergal

    greergal New Egg

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    Shooooot! We cant have him - so sad [​IMG] I had them with me since they were three days old
     
  7. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:Wow.. Yes, definitely a boy.

    My girl is older and has much less of a comb than your boy.

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    Born late May. This is my pullet. You can see the difference.
     
  8. greergal

    greergal New Egg

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    Yes, that is what our other one looks like - bummer. He is such a beautiful bird!
     
  9. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Defiantly a roo. Sorry [​IMG] .
     
  10. greergal

    greergal New Egg

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    Thanks everyone for the quick response!
     

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