Hen or Roo ?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Ilovemy3babies, Jun 7, 2017.

  1. Ilovemy3babies

    Ilovemy3babies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of our 6 week old Buff Orpington chick has developed a large comb :(, we cannot keep it if it's a Rooster .

    I'm still holding out hope that it will be a hen , we love our BO's.

    Thank you .
     

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  2. chicklette49

    chicklette49 Out Of The Brooder

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    A large comb doesn't necessarily mean that it's a rooster. Do you know the breed?
     
  3. vicky1212123

    vicky1212123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Doesn't BO stand for Buff Orpington? I think? Idk i'm mostly about quail.
     
  4. JaeG

    JaeG Overrun With Chickens

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    How old are they?
     
  5. Ilovemy3babies

    Ilovemy3babies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so sorry , yes BO= Buff Orpington, she is 6 weeks old. We are crossing our fingers that she's just maturing quicker than the others.
     
  6. chicklette49

    chicklette49 Out Of The Brooder

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    I missed BO somehow. Anyway, I hope you get a hen.
     
  7. chicklette49

    chicklette49 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yep, I missed that! Thanks
     
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  8. jjchickmom

    jjchickmom Out Of The Brooder

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    I think Orpingtons get their comb large and early. I have a little Lavender that has a comb at 3-4 weeks. Hoping for a hen.
     
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