does anyone know if this is a hen or roo???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Pookie_Momma, Apr 14, 2016.

  1. Pookie_Momma

    Pookie_Momma Out Of The Brooder

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    it is suppose to be a lav orp. thought it was a roo but..... not sure of the age though i have ad it for a month and a half. any help would be appreciated
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  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    We will need a full body shot that shows the bird in side profile so that we can see the entire bird. Also, you have had it for 6 weeks (give or take) but how old was it when you got it - if you are not sure tell us whether it was fuzzy like a day-old chick, feathered on the wings and a little on the chest but not the head or feathered all over with no fuzz anywhere -- age is very important in sexing immature birds as characteristics that can mean pullet at one age can mean cockerel at another.
     
  3. Pookie_Momma

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    ok side view
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    this is what it looked like when i got him
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  4. donrae

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    Looks like a pullet to me. Orpingtons can fool you, though, and not knowing the age makes it harder to say pullet for sure.
     
  5. drumstick diva

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    possible pullet - the best I can do
     
  6. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    It was well feathered when you got it, track another month an a half (time you've had it)on to that and I'd feel safe saying pullet.
     

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