Buff orpingtons...are they hens or roosters?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by scarman, Apr 18, 2016.

  1. scarman

    scarman New Egg

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    Hey everyone...my wife and I picked up (12) buff chicks. They're about 9/10 weeks old now and I'm pretty sure we have 9 roosters and 3 hens. What do you think?? [​IMG]
     
  2. scarman

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    By the way, if more photos are needed let me know. Only 3 of them have very short pale barely there combs.
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    You have a whole lot of cockerels. Pink combs by 10 weeks old indicate the males. Pullets do not start to pink up until they are getting close to laying age.
     
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  4. scarman

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    Thanks junebuggena... I think the same. The 9 have looked like this for a good 2 or 3 weeks already... Not what we were hoping for lol
     
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