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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jojo01107, Jul 23, 2016.

  1. jojo01107

    jojo01107 Hatching

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    Hello everyone I am new to raising chickens 13 weeks ago we purchased a few chickens from Tractor Supply they are supposed to be isa brown but I think I got some Buff Orpington. And also I think I got a roo! if anyone can help me I would really appreciate it[​IMG]
     

  2. AtlantisPeeps

    AtlantisPeeps Songster

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    Definitely a rooster
     
  3. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member

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    Yep, that's a buff orpington cockerel.
     
  4. jojo01107

    jojo01107 Hatching

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    Thats what thought. Thank you very much for your feed back!
     
  5. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Crowing

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    Yep, Buff Orpington cockerel
     
  6. jojo01107

    jojo01107 Hatching

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    I have 3 other Buff Orpington we got at the same time but the are not showing any red yet. How do you tell if they are hen or roo?
     
  7. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Crowing

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    Male will have larger combs and wattles and generally redder. Males are usually slightly larger. Males have a more upright stance. Males have pointed hackle and saddle feathers. Also the hackle and saddle feathers are generally longer. Males typically have heavier build legs when mature.
     

  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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