Can anyone help me sex this mottled Orpington please?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by luciesmum1, Aug 9, 2014.

  1. luciesmum1

    luciesmum1 Hatching

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    (S)He is 11 weeks old and I need help determining if it's a boy or girl. We hatched this chicken in a school and the kids want to know if Kevin is male or female :)
     

  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I think that Kevin is appropriately named.
     
  3. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Crowing

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    X2 .. roo
     
  4. soggybottommini

    soggybottommini In the Brooder

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    Yes I would say roo aswell.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, it's a Kevin.
     
  6. luciesmum1

    luciesmum1 Hatching

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    Thanks for your replies guys, just out of interest and for future reference what characteristics make you certain he's a he? Louise x
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    At this age, it's the comb that tells the gender. A pullet at this age won't have hardly any noticeable comb, and what she does have will be a soft fleshy pink.
     

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