Hen or Roo (Buff Orpington)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cmclean, Nov 4, 2011.

  1. cmclean

    cmclean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My "girls" are about 3 months old. Can someone tell me if they are all hens?????? I am nervous that one of them may be a roo because "she" was chest bumping the others.
    What do yall think? All hens or any roos in the mix??????
    Thanks!!!

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  2. JakRat

    JakRat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My BO looks like yours, but has a bigger comb. I have been told rooster, but I just dont know.

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  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    cmclean, I think your birds are all pullets. The only thing I see, in the middle pic, she second bird from the front MAY have saddle feathers starting, but it may also be the angle. Nothing screams rooster to me.

    jakrat, I do think your bird is a cockeral, I think there's saddle and hackle feathers starting.
     
  4. cmclean

    cmclean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your birds are really pretty!!! Thanks for the input. I guess the true test will be in who lays eggs!!!!!
     
  5. Gullygarden

    Gullygarden Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say hens. Mine are all hens and they looked like that.
     
  6. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    They look like hens to me......And the pics were so cute...Especially the one where they were in the flower pot!
     
  7. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    I raise BOs and you have 4 very lovely girls. Roosters would have had bigger redder combs by now. Congrats. [​IMG]
     
  8. cmclean

    cmclean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for all the sweet comments, I love them like they are my children!
     
  9. suzeqf

    suzeqf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you have pretty little girls i have 2 lav orp roos and you could tell they were boys at this age
     
  10. cmclean

    cmclean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess boys will be boys no matter what! (human or fowl!)
     

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