Gender of my buff orphigton!

three3boys

In the Brooder
6 Years
Dec 17, 2013
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Hi, he/she is a 12-13 week old buff orphigton. Any idea on gender? The comb came in earlier then my other buff orphigton chick. Thanks so much for any ideas
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Merro

Chirping
7 Years
Oct 21, 2012
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5
88
I'd say pullet based on the comb. I don't know a terrible much about orp sexing, but the roos have huuuge combs.
 

Cyan Night

Songster
6 Years
Jul 31, 2013
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Phoenix, AZ
Usually by six to eight weeks the male will have large red wattles and a red comb. I've heard that orpingtons were hard to sex, but this method usually works with most hatchery birds. Another way to tell (may or may not work with every breed) is that males tend to feather in much slower.
 
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