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Hen or Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by D046113, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. D046113

    D046113 Out Of The Brooder

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    OK I have what I was told is a Blue Orpington pullet when we picked her up in November 2012. She was supposed to be around 4 months old so by now she or he would be approximately 24 - 28 weeks old...And we have no clue if it is a hen or a rooster. Any guesses?
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  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    IMO it doesn't look that old, big enough to be an Orpington, it doesn't look blue and it doesn't look like a pullet.
     
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  3. D046113

    D046113 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, I was thinking the samem looks nothing like my Buff Orpington (size or shape),,, Any ideas on the breed?
     
  4. ChickenCanoe

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    I really only know LF and little about bantams or games but could be a game mix.
     
  5. howfunkyisurchicken

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    It is blue and it is a cockerel. Not an Orpington, maybe an Andalusian?
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  6. my sunwolf

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    Looks blue to me. Is it wet?? Can't see the feathers well but it stands like a roo.
     
  7. D046113

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    No he/she is not wet, feathers have been about like this since we got it in November... not much change at all.
     
  8. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    does it have red feathers coming in on the bows of the wings?
     
  9. D046113

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    Not sure if it is considered red or brown, the lady I got it from called it brown feathers and that was why she was getting rid of it, she was only keeping birds she would be able to show. We just wanted some different colors for our flock and we wanted Orpingtons....
     
  10. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    well since its got brown, I say it's a rooster as most hens dont get the color there and nowhere else
     

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