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Hopefully 1 Pullet out of 4

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BlueJack2005, May 9, 2016.

  1. BlueJack2005

    BlueJack2005 Out Of The Brooder

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    We have four Buff Orpington (?) chicks who are 10-weeks-old. Three are cockerels and hopefully one is a pullet. We would appreciate any help in determining if we do have a pullet and what breed (BO's, BO x's, etc.) they might be.

    Picture 1 - suspected pullet's tail; Pictures 2 & 3 - cockerel's tails; Pictures 4, 5, & 6 - suspected pullet; Pictures 7, 8, & 9 - the three cockerels; Picture 10 - suspected pullet on left, cockerel on right; Picture 11 - suspected pullet on left, two cockerels on right.


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  2. BlueJack2005

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  3. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Unfortunately, these are all cockerels. Now breed is interesting - I would say they are some form of Production Red or Production Red crosses; possibly with Red Ranger blood.
     
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  4. BlueJack2005

    BlueJack2005 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you so much QueenMisha for graciously responding to my cry for help.

    I was hoping that I had a pullet but was afraid that I didn't. These birds are huge compared to my other 10-wk-olds, they are as heavy as my one-year-old PR rooster but not as tall as he is yet, Red Ranger blood makes a lot of sense. They were labeled as BO's, so I'm not particularly thrilled with TSC. But that's another story.

    Thank you again for your help! :)

    Rebecca
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Queen Misha - all cockerels. Sorry Rebecca [​IMG]
     
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  6. BlueJack2005

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    Thanks drumstick diva, I'm going keep my favorite rooster and see how big he gets. But the good news is that I just ordered 6 Buff Orpington pullets! :D
     
  7. Cel45

    Cel45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am beginning to think that TSC does not change their signs, but keeps throwing more chicks into the same bins.
     
  8. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agree with Queen Misha - all cockerels. Sorry Rebecca [​IMG]
     
  9. BlueJack2005

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    Thanks Cel45, of the seventeen that I bought at TSC only ten were marked correctly. I won't be buying chicks from them again.
     
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  10. BlueJack2005

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    Thank you ChickNanny13! :)
     

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