Help with Buff Orps and EEs

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by samiamsam, May 31, 2016.

  1. samiamsam

    samiamsam Just Hatched

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    These babies have been suuuuper friendly lately---following me around, sitting on my lap and shoulder and chance they get. Really hoping they're ladies as I can't keep roosters

    #1. 7 weeks old
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    #2. 7-8 weeks old
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    #3. 7-8 weeks old
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  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
    I think all pullets with top as a possible roo
     
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  3. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    Top Roo
    Middle not sure?
    bottom hen
     
  4. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    x2...I'm thinking pullet for your orpington, but the redness in the wattle is grabbing my attention. When a white based EE starts getting those reddish-brown wing feather patches, that indicates male, so that first pretty bird is a cockerel.
     
  5. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    #1 possible Roo
    #2 #3 Pullets
     
  6. samiamsam

    samiamsam Just Hatched

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    I was thinking the top was a roo :(. He's been so sweet, going to have to find a home soon.

    Those waddles on the buff (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) are worrying me too. I have another buff that I'm pretty sure is a pullet and hers aren't as red, but she is also a little younger I think. It's so hard to tell on the buffs! I'm going to post a close up of each buff tomorrow for comparison.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    cockerel and two pullets.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with donrae
     

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