Gender info?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Patti G, Nov 17, 2015.

  1. Patti G

    Patti G Out Of The Brooder

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    This 'Buff Orpington' was purchased in June with several other hens (?), as you can see by the pic's she is HUGE, bigger than my Red Roo. She? is chest bumping all the others, and picking on everyone, including me, doing the circling when I feed and pecking at my feet and legs! No side spurs, but very much acting like a Roo. Do we have an identity crisis? The others are all very gentle chickens, HER? NOT SO MUCH. Any help would be so much appreciated.
     
  2. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hate to break it to ya, but "She" is a "He." He is a very beautiful Buff Orpington cockerel. Roosters don't start growing spurs until they are nearly a year old.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Cockerel.
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Both the Buff Orpington up front and the Production Red in the back are both male. See how they both have those long, thin, pointy feathers on their backs, near the base of the tail? Those are male specific saddle feathers.
     
  5. Ol Grey Mare

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

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  6. Patti G

    Patti G Out Of The Brooder

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    THANK YOU! As you all can probably guess, I'm fairly new at the chicken thing LOL [​IMG] I actually thought I had a chicken that was having 'gender issues' !!!

    For Sale tomorrow!!! Thanks again to everyone who replied
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Agreed.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  9. SkyeAus

    SkyeAus Out Of The Brooder

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    That "she" is most definitely a he! :)
     

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