Four buff orpingtons...are they ladies? hatched 10/5/11

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickrookie, Feb 6, 2012.

  1. chickrookie

    chickrookie New Egg

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  2. lillylsj

    lillylsj Out Of The Brooder

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    they look like hens
     
  3. xC0000005

    xC0000005 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look just like my original buff orps did. Pretty girls, I think.
     
  4. CALI CHICK

    CALI CHICK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So they would be about 16 weeks in the photo? I agree, they look like pretty Golden Girls! Here is my Buffy around 16 weeks....She was the first of my girls to start laying eggs (at 20 weeks). Her comb and wattles had just started to redden and grow.
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  5. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I say they are girls. They are gorgeous by the way!
     
  6. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    i think 1 cockerel and 3 pullets maybe
     
  7. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    All pullets.
     
  8. AnimalLover345

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    Beautiful pullets!!! [​IMG] All girls!! [​IMG]
     
  9. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    3 definite pullets. I'm not positive on the last one... Can you get a full side view?

    I know BOs are known for having large combs, so at 16 weeks the last one could very well be a pullet. But the hackle feathers look a bit like a cockerel's.
     
  10. AmyLM

    AmyLM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just for reference: When in doubt... google!

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