Buff Orpington Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LaurieJBC, Aug 5, 2016.

  1. LaurieJBC

    LaurieJBC Hatching

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    This is my first Buff Orpinton. I bought two other breeds at the same time. They have both started laying eggs. This one has just decided to become a really loud and bossy this week. Is she a he?

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  2. LaurieJBC

    LaurieJBC Hatching

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    Any hints would be greatly appreciated.
     
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  3. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chirping

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    Age?
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    by the stance and comb, believe it is a cockerel
     

  5. LaurieJBC

    LaurieJBC Hatching

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    Good question. This one is about five months old.
     
  6. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chirping

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    Well it does have large comb and wattles for age, but has a very feminine body. Also doesn't really seem to have saddle feathers and pointy tail feathers. I would say pullet, but it might take time to tell for sure.
     
  7. WyoChickies

    WyoChickies In the Brooder

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    Based on age and the big fluffy body, it's a pullet getting ready to lay. I see no male feathers at all. My avatar is my 5 month old BO cockerel and you can see a huge difference.
     

  8. BBQChicken

    BBQChicken In the Brooder

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    Pullet. Looks just like my girls and they just started laying light brown eggs. Keep an eye out for eggs!
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Pullet
     

  10. summerb123

    summerb123 Crowing

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    a soon to be hen [​IMG]
     

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