Help! Do I have Roos or Hens?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ccrielly, Dec 9, 2018.

  1. Ccrielly

    Ccrielly Chirping

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    My birds are 6 and 1/2 months old. No one is laying or crowing. I took several pictures. There is 1 SS, 1 Lavender Orpington, 2 EE. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     

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  2. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Free Ranging

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    I only see pullets, and given the color on their faces and combs, they’re getting close to laying.
     
  3. Brahma Chicken5000

    Brahma Chicken5000 Araucana Addict

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    All are pullets. You will have eggs very soon.
    Your girls are beautiful!
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    All birds pictured are pullets.
     
  5. Ccrielly

    Ccrielly Chirping

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    Great. Thanks for letting us know. We thought we had all pallets, but weren’t 100% sure. Is it typical of Orpington’s to be broody? The EE get chased around by the other two.
     
  6. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chook Snuggler

    Stunning group of ladies! :love

    ~Alex
     
  7. Jules929

    Jules929 Crowing

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    Agreed!
     
  8. puffypoo

    puffypoo Like Machine

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    Orpingtons do go broody a lot, though not as much as silkies or Cochins of course.
    You have a beautiful flock! I am jealous! :drool:love
     
  9. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    Neither roosters or hens, you have all pullets. Have the nest boxes ready, they look to be getting ready to start laying.
     
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  10. alexa009

    alexa009 Crossing the Road

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    Beautiful pullets and will be approaching egg laying soon.
     

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