Gender Check on me BO, and How Old Am I?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by poseygrace, Jul 6, 2011.

  1. poseygrace

    poseygrace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I rescued this poor thing from the WORST conditions you can imagine. Long story. The woman told me she was a pullet, and was 12 weeks at the time. If that was true, she should now be about 23 weeks, but I am doubting the sex and the age. Any ideas?

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  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    I think it's a hen, even though the hackles look like a roo. I don't see any saddle feathers though.
     
  3. bustermommy

    bustermommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a hen to me too.
     
  4. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is a Buff Minorca pullet. [​IMG]

    She has white earlobes, and a more slim trim body shape (compared to large fluffy Orpingtons).
     
  5. poseygrace

    poseygrace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, thanks for all the help! Gonna go read up on Buff Minorcas. [​IMG]
     
  6. NixNoodleNumbat

    NixNoodleNumbat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup, she's a hen. 23 weeks could be her age. If so, she'll start laying soon.
     
  7. poseygrace

    poseygrace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I read a little bit about Buff Minorcas and it's 100% her! She's very flighty, not very friendly, and is LOUD. I kept thinking, "this is the strangest BO I have ever seen." LOL! Glad to know she's not a strange BO, she's a normal BM!
     
  8. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    She's a pullet.
     

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