Gender for my black Orpington so I can sell it!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rheaps1, Aug 26, 2014.

  1. rheaps1

    rheaps1 Out Of The Brooder

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    I want to sell this chicken because I have one too many for this coop. S/he is a black split lavender Orpington. It was kind of runty and feathered late but now seems a little bigger and comb much darker/redder that the lavender hatch mate. Previous posts have guessed girl, but I want to double check because I want to sell it and would love to know the gender for disclosure. 11 weeks old.

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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    At 11 weeks, I'm pretty sure that is a cockerel.
     
  3. ashtree

    ashtree Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    "It" is looking like a cockerel to me as well.
     
  5. Basskids08

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    Absolutely a cockerel!
     
  6. Avlana

    Avlana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep! Agreed
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    No doubt about it, it's a male. Not very Orp-looking, sort of lean-bodied, but definitely male.
     
  8. TiaRC

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    Rooster! :)
     
  9. rheaps1

    rheaps1 Out Of The Brooder

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    You all have been so helpful! Thanks! Can you help me on my Lavender? I posted a few weeks ago (probably too early) and everyone said Pullet. But her comb and wattles are so red now! Help me! She is so sweet, please still be a girl!! 11wks.

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  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I'm sorry but an Orp pullet at 11 weeks would not have that huge comb and wattles. I've had many Orps, both blue, black, splash and buffs. That would be a cockerel, IMO.
     

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