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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mandiedriskill, Dec 3, 2009.

  1. mandiedriskill

    mandiedriskill In the Brooder

    Nov 16, 2009
    I have three 8 week old Buff Orgpington/Welsummer chickens. I think 2 are pullets, but the third I don't know. They all have light colored waddles and colmbs. The third chicken that is in question has almost no colmb and just one spike on the colmb, but does have some small waddles forming. It is a little smaller in size. None are growing long feathers, and they all have very tinny spurs. The chicken in question I think has a type of deformation??? But, it gets along just fine
    This is a picture of the chicken is question face
    This is the same chicken from the side view.
    This is another chicken. I am pritty sure it's a pullet. No waddle formation.
    Last edited: Dec 3, 2009

  2. kezabel

    kezabel Songster

    The first looks like a pulet and the one with darker feather is a roo I think? Is that where they live in that blue tub?
    Last edited: Dec 3, 2009
  3. Bantimna

    Bantimna Songster

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    I think pullet.
  4. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Darker feathered one is a roo but the lighter colored one is a hen.
  5. ve

    ve Songster

    Jan 27, 2009
    Palmetto GA
    Both girls
  6. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

    Dec 8, 2008
    Glendale, AZ
    Quote:I think they're girls also - combs & wattles look like pullets on both chicks. The difference in coloring is due to them being mixed breeds - no consistency. One may have more welsummer coloring in her feathering, while the other may look more BO.
  7. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    I'm no expert, but I think they both look like girls.

    I don't know about BO males, but my welsummer rooster has quite the comb going on and he's only 6 weeks old.

  8. mandiedriskill

    mandiedriskill In the Brooder

    Nov 16, 2009
    I had to treat them for cocci. The person I got them from let them run around with the older birds that had it, so that is why they are in the tub/ brooder. I can't let them run around until they are better because I don't want them infecting everyone else. [​IMG] I wish they could. they are going to be upgaded to a bigger box this weekend. It's hard to find a hug box.
  9. smarsh2

    smarsh2 Songster

    Sep 1, 2009
    they are all pullets, but the second picture show a rose or double comb. it must have something else in the mix.
  10. kezabel

    kezabel Songster

    Quote:I think the last one is a roo because you ca kinda see pointy saddle feathers on it. I hope they are all better soon [​IMG]

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