Gender opinions needed

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Buster, Jan 17, 2009.

  1. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    I think I got it but here goes:

    These are 15 and 16 week old Orpington chicks.

    #1 Cockerel

    #2 Pullet

    #3 Pullet (The barred chick in back- 15 wks old. The cockerel in the front is a Welsummer)

    Pullet, Cockerel, Pullet
  2. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    Buster, do you have a full body shot of the first one. I'd like to see what he looks like.. What bloodlines?
  3. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    The two black and the dark blue are from Julie's eggs. The barred one is my own. [​IMG]

    I have a couple more shots of the first one. Let me dig them out of photobucket.
  4. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    Quote:I was wondering.. I like him. I can't wait to get eggs from Julie!
  5. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Here are a couple more shots of the first bird:

  6. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

    Jan 30, 2007
    I agree with you Buster.......
  7. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

    Apr 4, 2007
    Mansfield, MO
    I think you got it Buster!! I hope I can figure mine out when they hatch. Ha, last time I got one to live out of about three dozen b/b/s/ eggs and I was positive it was a pullet..thus..Miss you can see by my avatar I was wrong........AGAIN. [​IMG]
  8. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Thanks for the opinions. The cockerel was a late bloomer. Until recently I really thought he was a pullet. Then when I went out today and saw him in the son I knew for sure but got pics of all of them anyway just to run it by everyone here.

    Love the "hen" in you avatar Ozark Hen. [​IMG]
  9. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

    Nov 14, 2007
    `I totally agree. 2 pullet and a cockerel . He looks good.
  10. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Thanks Julie. All three of them look great. The only down side to this cockerel is that I don't NEED him. They behave pretty well too. Not real flighty or anything. Looks like I'll have these two pullets in addition to the black Orp hen I had to begin with to put in with Geronimo this spring.

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