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Hen or Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MinaRosie, Aug 16, 2018.

  1. MinaRosie

    MinaRosie Hatching

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    Hi

    I’ve been told this 7 month old Orpington is a hen but I am starting to doubt that?
    Haven’t heard any crowing yet but it’s looking quite like a rooster?

    Any thought?
     

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  2. chickendreams24

    chickendreams24 Crowing

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    He's very handsome but definitely a cockeral. 100%

    What color is he the lighting is playing tricks with my eyes?

    Also are his earlobes white? They should be red in Orpingtons.
     
  3. MinaRosie

    MinaRosie Hatching

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    Is a copper
    Is a copper/orange & light brown colour!

    Light brown/white earlobes!
     
  4. Saaniya

    Saaniya Crowing

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    Rooster rooster :love
     
  5. That’s a rooster but I’m wondering why he hasn’t started crowing yet? I thought heavy breeds start crowing around 5-6
     
  6. annageckos

    annageckos Crowing 9 Years

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    Cockerel
     
  7. Mk_lanch

    Mk_lanch In the Brooder

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    ooo beautiful rooster!! :)
     
  8. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Crowing

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    cockerel
     
  9. Sephora day

    Sephora day Songster

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    If that was a hen they would already be laying. Sorry, that definetly a Cockererl, but a very good llooking one. Sorry aboeut my typing
     
  10. chickendreams24

    chickendreams24 Crowing

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    Where are you located? I can't find anything about copper Orpingtons in the USA perhaps he's a project color?

    I know England has many colors we don't have yet. Still to my knowledge none of them have white earlobes it's against the American standard of perfection for Orpingtons and I thought it was for the English too but I'm not as familiar with that SOP. I would love to know the breeder you got him from. Perhaps they have a website? I love to drool over all the Orpingtons that hopefully someday we will have in the US.
     

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