Buff Orpington pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Christi MacRae, Apr 25, 2016.

  1. Christi MacRae

    Christi MacRae Out Of The Brooder

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    I purchased this B.O. as a pullet but am curious if that's what it really is. I'm guessing it's about 8-9 weeks old now but not 100% sure. There's a pic from about 3 weeks ago and the rest are now
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  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    that looks like a cockerel.
     
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  3. Christi MacRae

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    Anyone else? I bought 3 pullets and I'm fearing I'm only going to have one. Here is the BR that was supposed to be a pullet. I'm pretty convinced it's a roo but not totally convinced on the BO yet.
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  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    sorry to say, you've got two cockerels there. Orpingtons are slower to mature than Rocks, that's the difference in your birds. But those red wattles and red in the comb are solid male indicators.
     
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  5. Christi MacRae

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    Can I get a few more opinions? If this is leaning toward roo I need to pick up another couple chicks on Thursday, it's the last shipment for this season. If it's leaning toward hen I won't get any more.
     
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Both cockerels.
     
  7. Christi MacRae

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    Wait maybe they are only 6-7 weeks old. That makes it more obvious they are males doesn't it. [​IMG]
     
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  8. donrae

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    sorry. If you lived closer I could get you some pullets, but that's too much of a road trip. Plus, I hear there's that frozen white stuff out your way. I avoid that at all costs [​IMG]
     
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  9. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both Cockerels :(
     
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  10. NYchickster

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    Looking like Roos to me as well. Here is a pic of my 6 week BR ( not so sure my is really a BR) for comparison. Mine has no where near the comb your baby is sporting!
     
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