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Does anyone have any photos of 14-20 week old Buff Orpington cockerels?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by LadyOrpington, Sep 21, 2013.

  1. LadyOrpington

    LadyOrpington Out Of The Brooder

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    My boy is around 16 weeks old, and he looks rather scraggly.

    I just wondered if they go through an ugly stage?

    I didn't breed him, so i do not know how the parents looked, I bought him as a chick!

    Anywho, i'd love to see pics of your cockerels at this age - and after pics to show how they turned out too [​IMG]
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Check for mites if his feathers aren't in good condition.

    They do get kind of gangly and seem to walk before thinking it through LOL but their feathers should be beautiful.
     
  3. LadyOrpington

    LadyOrpington Out Of The Brooder

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    Gangly is a good way to describe him haha! His feathers are in good condition, his head just looks small and coupled with his huge body he looks ridiculous LOL
     
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    He will fill out and be dancing for the ladies in no time flat.
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