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Hen or rooster buff orpington

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by peeber, Aug 2, 2016.

  1. peeber

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    My chicks are 13 weeks old and I'm starting to wonder if one of my Buff Orpingtons is a rooster. Just looks quite a bit different than the other, although I've read that isn't a great indicator at this age. These are my first chicks and so far things are going well. Just curious if anyone has an opinion. I know if she starts to crow that will be a definitive answer - or at least I think so. Thanks
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  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Free Ranging

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    That comb is pretty red, but I'm not seeing any male feathering. Could you post a side pic?
     
  3. Busia77

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    My BOs are 12 weeks, all roos, and their combs and wattles are HUGE compared to yours.
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  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Look like pullets to me.
     
  5. peeber

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    [​IMG]Thanks for your input. Maybe these photos will help. It's hard to get a decent side picture of the busy girls!
     
  6. peeber

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    Definitely see the difference between yours and mine. Was just curious because my two are so different. I'll know for sure eventually. thank you!
     
  7. TheKindaFarmGal

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    I do think that is a pullet.
     

  8. peeber

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    Thank you everyone!
     
  9. TheKindaFarmGal

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    Any time! Glad we could help. [​IMG]
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    pullet
     

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