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Buff Orpy... I'm almost afraid to ask! (Verdict-- noisy boy!!!)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Atomic Ranch, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. Atomic Ranch

    Atomic Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    About 4 months. Developed a comb early, but it hasn't grown in several weeks. Only a bit bigger than its sister's, but the shape is.... different.

    Okay, lay it on me! What's the verdict?

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    Last edited: Sep 12, 2011
  2. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    looks like a hen, i have a buff orphigton hen that looks just like that one, cold be wrong tho... but looks hen to me
     
  3. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    heres a rooster

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  4. Atomic Ranch

    Atomic Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for your reply [​IMG]

    I really thought it was a cockerel since the comb developed so much more quickly, but they seem to be evening out now. The jury's still out on the Cochin in the background... sort of the same size, shape, and color as the BO. I've been told you really can't know until it crows or lays! Any more ops?
     
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Boy. I can see developing hackles and saddle.
     
  6. Atomic Ranch

    Atomic Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yup, a boy it is. He crows like the dickens, too. I've spoken with one of four neighbors... she likes him. Three more to go! [​IMG]
     

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