Buff Orpington question

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tsuya, Sep 5, 2014.

  1. tsuya

    tsuya In the Brooder

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    I came home from work yesterday and took a good look at my chickens, I had been on vacation so I hadn't looked too closely at them until yesterday. This one's combs and waddles and way bigger than any buff I've ever had and it's butt looks a bit different to me. None of my hens are laying yet, so I can't tell that yet. Any ideas? Also, the little snot is hard to catch. :p[​IMG]

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  2. popsicle

    popsicle Songster

    How old are they? Could be a pullet nearing Point of Lay.
     
  3. tsuya

    tsuya In the Brooder

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    I got them in May (I believe), so around 6 months.
     
  4. It's a pullet. If she was a rooster, her comb and wattles would be much larger by now.
     
  5. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    X 2 - both look like pullets - body shape, overall coloring, feathering, etc - but age would help.
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    I'm pretty sure that you have a pullet.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    They are both pullets. [​IMG]
     
  8. tsuya

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    Thanks everyone! The buff I had last year never got a comb that big! Here's hoping she stays a she. :p
     

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