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Buff Orpington Roo or Hen? Maybe 15 weeks old

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JennCrow10, Jul 15, 2016.

  1. JennCrow10

    JennCrow10 Just Hatched

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    I am really not 100% sure on the exact age of this group of Buff Orpingtons. I am a know-nothing-chicken-novice and was told one thing when we bought them but after a little research I am guess these guys are 14-16 weeks old. I know 2 are pullets and 1 is definitely a roo but this one guy has me confused.

    First Pic: Chicken in question is on the right and the one we are positive is a roo is on the left.
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    Second Pic: Chicken in question is in the bottom right hand corner.
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    Third Pic:
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    Fourth Pic:
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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Both of the birds in question are male. Just compare their back feathering to the ones without any combs yet. Can you see the difference? Completely different type of feathers coming in on the boys' backs.
     
  3. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I think its a female,.... comparing it to the roo! (on first pic) [​IMG]

    -Ya'el xxx
     
  4. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Overrun With Chickens

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    OK..... I think junebuggena is right..... its just maybe the first pic, the one on the left is older? [​IMG]

     
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  6. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh..............I'm not sure anymore![​IMG] (lol)
     
  7. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Overrun With Chickens

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    Ok i know this isn't an auction but my last reply is female! I think with some birds you can just look at their face and know![​IMG]
     
  8. JennCrow10

    JennCrow10 Just Hatched

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    All are supposed to be the same age.
     
  9. Hybridchucks

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    Ok x [​IMG]
     
  10. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Take a very close look at the feathering. See how there are patches of a different shade of buff? See how jagged the feathers coming in on the back appear? Feathering doesn't lie. It's a boy. Nothing questionable about him at all.
     
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