Buff orpingtons

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by leighlir, Apr 29, 2017.

  1. leighlir

    leighlir Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi!

    I bought four straight run buff orpingtons chicks and they are 5 weeks old now and I cannot tell who is a rooster! I am new to this and they all four look exactly the same to me! I even messaged the breeder and she says she can't tell either. I have space for 10 chickens and have 18 right now (i was counting on giving away the roosters) and they are starting to get a bit cramped. Any help? Thank you!

    Chicken # 1 (largest)
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    Chicken # 3 (smallest)

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    (Only 3 would come out of the house for a photo shoot tonight [​IMG])
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    I would give it a few more weeks. They currently look like pullets.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    nothing is screaming cockerel at this time
     
  4. Chickenlover198

    Chickenlover198 Just Hatched

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    I'm thinking pullets but take a closer look on them for the next few weeks
     

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