Buff Orpingtons : Roosters or Hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JosephR28, Apr 23, 2016.

  1. JosephR28

    JosephR28 New Egg

    1
    0
    9
    Apr 23, 2016
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    Hello everybody, sorry if I do something wrong or anything of that sort but i'm new to this website. I'm also pretty new to raising or even having chickens and I have these 4 three week old Buffs. I'm wondering if anyone can tell me what gender they are? any type of help would be greatly appreciated! As you can tell they are very friendly!
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    31,451
    3,565
    538
    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    [​IMG]

    I see two probable males, with a third being iffy. This is very young to accurately sex Orpingtons, maybe post again in a few weeks to confirm. But anyone getting a red comb at this age is male, sorry.
     
    1 person likes this.
  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Let It Snow Premium Member

    18,301
    7,178
    516
    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    x2
     
  4. chickmomma03

    chickmomma03 Chillin' With My Peeps

    1,097
    92
    128
    Aug 8, 2015
    North Carolina
    The one in the front is definitely a cockerel. I think the one in the back with the bigger pink comb is as well.
     
    1 person likes this.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by