Buff Orps 18 weeks. Hens???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Lady of McCamley, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    Okay...it's time to play the "roo" or "hen" game for a newbie (somewhat).

    I'm confident my RI's, and Barred are hens...especially as I've already given away the Barred roo and he developed completely differently than the Barred hen. Likewise RI's look like my RI hens I had before.

    However...I think all my Buffs are girls, but one is especially big and a little worrisome with that lovely mane. They are 18 weeks old.

    What do you all think?

    (I'm going to hold out until eggs or crowing).

    Thanks
    Lady of McCamley

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  2. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    those 3 buff orps are girls :)
     
  3. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All the chickens in the pics are 100% hens!
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    All hens, and it loooks as if you will be getting eggs soon.
     
  5. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    Thank you all. You couldn't have been more accurate...hens AND eggs soon. After getting off the computer, I went in to check on the hens for my evening chores.

    I just pulled the first egg out of the coop...and yes, from the biggest Buff Orp who was just coming off the nest.

    All girl and first layer :-D :-D :-D

    Thanks
    Lady of McCamley
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Wow, and I made my prediction just 7 minutes prior to your finding of the egg. [​IMG] Congratulations!
     
  7. FiveAcres

    FiveAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on the confirmation!! [​IMG] And on the egg!!
     
  8. justtoni44

    justtoni44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a trip.......................I needed that...............[​IMG]
    A chicken psychic....great..............
    Sourland, can you predict how many chckens I will have by fall....
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    Thanks all for the uplift and [​IMG] lady.
     
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  9. goldeneggtees

    goldeneggtees Fluffy Butt Nut

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    The top pic reminds me of my cherished hen who was put down today due to illness. They are beautiful birds, enjoy them! And their eggs!
     
  10. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    All girls!
     

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