Buff Orpingtons hens or roosters???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by KirbysGoneCluck, Nov 6, 2015.

  1. KirbysGoneCluck

    KirbysGoneCluck Just Hatched

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    I have two buffs that I think are hens, but sometimes I wonder, they are about 5 months old, can anyone clarify? Thanks![​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. KirbysGoneCluck

    KirbysGoneCluck Just Hatched

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    KirbysGoneCluck Just Hatched

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  4. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    You have two cockerels, sorry.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree - sorry, it seems to be a day for boys on this thread
     
  6. KirbysGoneCluck

    KirbysGoneCluck Just Hatched

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    Oh man, the worst part is I loved these two so much I special ordered a cockerel so I would have a roo for the hens, really don't think I need three! Haha!
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Roosters.
     
  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Roosters for sure
     
  9. KirbysGoneCluck

    KirbysGoneCluck Just Hatched

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    Alright, that is pretty overwhelming for roosters, so can anyone tell me, would it be bad to keep more than one, I was planning on having about 20 hens and two roosters but now it turns out I have 5 roosters and 15 hens. My guess is that is too many once their testosterone kicks in, should I go down to just one or how many would be okay?
     
  10. Bridebeliever

    Bridebeliever Chillin' With My Peeps

    The best odds are 1 Rooster for 10 hens. You may be able to get away with two roosters but I wouldn't push it past that. Sorry. That's such a bummer!
     

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