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Cockerel or pullet???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by thutchins82, Aug 21, 2014.

  1. thutchins82

    thutchins82 Out Of The Brooder

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    I got this Bo the other day, I'm hoping its a pullet. The person I got it from thought pullet also, approx 3 months old. What do you all think?? [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Going by these photos, it looks like a pullet. However, a lighter/clearer side profile photo of the bird would help be sure, since I can't see the feathering very well in these darker photos.
     
    Last edited: Aug 21, 2014
  3. Basskids08

    Basskids08 Chick Logging

    I agree, but a better pic would be better :)
     
  4. thutchins82

    thutchins82 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! I will try to get a better pic tomorrow in the daytime, it looks to me like the feathers are still filling out. The only reason I questioned was because this particular chicken looks slightly different than my other 3 Bo girls who are just a bit older and bigger. This ones feathers are just a little different in color but once again it looks as if her feathers are still coming in. The comb is just slightly bigger than my other older girls, but only by a small bit. But I thought the comb may differ some from each chicken. The waddles are almost nonexistant though. Thank you for the feedback, I'm still learning though.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Its looking like a pullet to me, too.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm thinking pullet, but unless the color's off in the pic, it looks too red to be a pure buff Orpington. A dash of some production red in the mix would account for the color, and the faster growing comb (to some extent) than a pure Orp, who are pretty slow to mature.
     
  7. thutchins82

    thutchins82 Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is a better pic let me know what you think. This one does look a tad bit different than my other 3 Bo girls. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. CatSol

    CatSol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 3 BO that are over a year old. Even when they were chicks I could see a slight difference in their color... One was just a bit darker gold then the others. Sometimes you find slight difference in the same breed. Very nice. Good luck with her:)
     
  9. thutchins82

    thutchins82 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks much!
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    With the new photos, it still looks like you have a Buff Orpington pullet.
     

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