Can't tell if hen or roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by knpm, Dec 14, 2017.

  1. knpm

    knpm In the Brooder

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    Need some help distinguishing if one of my black/chocolate orpingtons, is a hen or roo. In the picture with the four orpingtons my questionable one is at the far right back.
     

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  2. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Crowing

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    How old?
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

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    Those aren't Black or Chocolate. Those are mixed breeds. And they are all pullets.
     
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  4. Jemma Rider

    Jemma Rider Songster

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    Looks like a girl. She's awfully cute. I think i need to add chocolate orpingtons to my flock next summer.
     
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  5. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Crowing

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    How old? Are they pure English Orpington and mixed colors?
     
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  6. 8 Chicks 1967

    8 Chicks 1967 Songster

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    100% pullet
     
  7. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Crossing the Road 5 Years

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    They aren't black/chocolate orps. But they are all pullets.
     
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  8. knpm

    knpm In the Brooder

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    Yes they are half chocolate and half black orpingtons; the lady I bought them from said the mama hen was chocolate and the papa hen was all black
     
  9. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

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    You don't get mostly golden birds from a Black to Chocolate breeding. That pairing would only produce solid black offspring. You've got mixes.
     
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  10. Cryss

    Cryss Crowing

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    In the pic with 4 chickens the one lying in front is very pretty.
     
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