English Orpington Hen or Roo?

L0rraine

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My English Orpingtons are about 41/2 months old now. It’s been pretty clear for awhile that I had three roosters and seven hens, until …, this ones combs and
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wattles started to get bigger and redder. When she’s next to a rooster she looks like a hen, but when he’s next to the hens he looks like a roo. 🤷🏻‍♀️😆. Can more experienced eyes tell one way or the other?

(I know my lavender hen has the serious split feathers gene defect going on, but she is sooo lovely and friendly 😊).
 

JustBabyMargo

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My English Orpingtons are about 41/2 months old now. It’s been pretty clear for awhile that I had three roosters and seven hens, until …, this ones combs and View attachment 2806347 View attachment 2806349 wattles started to get bigger and redder. When she’s next to a rooster she looks like a hen, but when he’s next to the hens he looks like a roo. 🤷🏻‍♀️😆. Can more experienced eyes tell one way or the other?

(I know my lavender hen has the serious split feathers gene defect going on, but she is sooo lovely and friendly 😊).
Looks like a pullet!😉 She is very pretty!😊
 

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