Hen or Rooster, and what breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Rhaymes, Nov 8, 2014.

  1. Rhaymes

    Rhaymes New Egg

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    I was told this was a 15-20 week old Buff Orpington rooster when I got it, 10 weeks ago. I am skeptical about the age, breed and sex now. I have another Buff rooster who is twice this size and has been crowing like crazy for a few weeks now. Any thoughts?[​IMG]

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  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    I'm a novice, but think he is mixed.
     
  3. hhhhhhhhdddd

    hhhhhhhhdddd New Egg

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    i think it might be a chicken [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  4. StarMeKritten

    StarMeKritten Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's definitely a rooster. He looks like he's probably a buff orpington mix.
     
  5. krista74

    krista74 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm pretty sure he's a boy, but he's not a pure Buff Orpington. He is a mix of some kind.

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  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Definitely not a Buff Orpington. X4 on mixed breed rooster.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    He looks like a buff Orp mixed with something red. Definitely a rooster. Orpingtons can be slow to mature, and maybe he's just skeered of the older guy.
     
  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Mix breed
     
  9. urban sunshine

    urban sunshine Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm pretty sure that's a mixed, but I know that's a roo
     
  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Mixed breed cockerel.
     

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