buff orpington roosters

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by graggy, May 16, 2010.

  1. graggy

    graggy In the Brooder

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    Hi, I bought 5 Buff orpingtons they are supposed to be hens. How old do they have to get before you can really tell what sex they are by looking at them? Mine are 4-1/2 weeks old. Thanks
     
  2. Foleys

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    I am new to this still and I dont have the same breed as you but I have 5 that are between 10-12 weeks of age and still am not 100% on the sex of a few..
     
  3. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing Premium Member

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    On buff orps you should be able to tell about 5-6 weeks. Post pics of them and I'm sure folks will guess for you.
     
  4. Bantimna

    Bantimna Songster

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    Quote:Ditto
     
  5. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Free Ranging 9 Years

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