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Could this Buff be a cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Gdsgirl32, Apr 16, 2012.

  1. Gdsgirl32

    Gdsgirl32 New Egg

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    We have 4 Buff Orpingtons the same age. This one and one more have a bigger brighter comb and this one is starting to get waddles. Two of them have very small pale combs. I am so hoping this one will be a roo. I keep wishing I could get a picture with 2 of them together to show the difference. They are around 7 weeks. I have heard its harder to tell the Buff Orpingtons sex. We got these at Tractor Supply as pullets. I know that is not always a guarantee though. What do you all think??
     
  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    If its only 7 weeks then I'd say definitely a boy.
     
  3. chickenmaniac

    chickenmaniac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If its already older than I say 3 months it's a pullet
     
  4. Gdsgirl32

    Gdsgirl32 New Egg

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    I just looked on the calendar and my husband picked these up from Tractor Supply on March 4th this year. So I am guessing maybe going on 7 weeks old. They were just getting little feathers on their wings when he bought them home.
     

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