Gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by longworks83, Sep 30, 2016.

  1. longworks83

    longworks83 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have several buff Orpington mixes that I am unsure about. Day to day I think they could be either but am really leaning towards all males. No one has crowed or laid an egg yet. Also have an Easter egger I'm confused on. They are 20-22 weeks old. Help?!

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    The pics above and below are the possible mothers or the Orpingtons if that helps. Dad was an Orpington rooster.
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    [​IMG] - Elaina

    [​IMG] - Matilda

    [​IMG] - Sparkles (pretty positive this one is a male)

    [​IMG] - Spike

    [​IMG] - Billy the Easter egger (pretty sure this is a male too but at 20 weeks shouldn't he have larger red comb/wattle?)

    Any help is appreciated.
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    They all look like cockerels to me
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    They're all cockerels.

    The Easter egger is pea combed, so the comb is smaller. That's about in line with my pea comb males' development. He has clear saddle feathers, so he's all boy for sure.
     
  4. Run Wild

    Run Wild Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're all roos :/
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Does Spike really have blue tail feathers (what it looks like)? very unusual.
     
  6. longworks83

    longworks83 Out Of The Brooder

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    No they are black

     
  7. longworks83

    longworks83 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thankyou everyone, that's what I thought. I was just in denial. Out of 9 chickens we got 3 females. [​IMG]
     
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