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Help with gender please

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jzlo, Nov 12, 2015.

  1. jzlo

    jzlo Out Of The Brooder

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    This is my orpington Ms. Coco but im worried she might be mr. Coco looking at the size of her comb. [​IMG]
     
  2. blkjak

    blkjak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Orp hens have larger combs than the average hen. How old is she?
     
  3. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a Mr to me, can you get a picture of the tail? Whole body? I had a beautiful Black Orpington pullet (Penny) that turned out to be a Penner :( Couldn't keep him but he was so very handsome and tame. Rehomed him to a guy that allowed him to live in his house, would sit with him on the couch watching TV!
     
  4. jzlo

    jzlo Out Of The Brooder

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    She is 2 months old but the other 3 orpingtons (same age) have smaller combs.
     
  5. jzlo

    jzlo Out Of The Brooder

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    Ill take a pic.
     
  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    At 2 months old, that is a cockerel. Orpington pullets usually don't start to turn red in the comb until after about 14 weeks old.
     
  7. Kraken Farmer

    Kraken Farmer Out Of The Brooder

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    Are the tips of the saddle feathers round(female) or pointy(male) compared to the others?
    Is it a darker/richer gold color than the others?
     
  8. jzlo

    jzlo Out Of The Brooder

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    Tail pic. And oh, her feather looks more lighter than the other 3 orpingtons.
     
  9. jzlo

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    @chicknanny it'd be hard to part but id have to give him away. Thank u:(
     
  10. jzlo

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    I was hoping i was wrong but thank u all for your help:)
     

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