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Is my BO nearing POL or is it a rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CALI CHICK, Dec 10, 2011.

  1. CALI CHICK

    CALI CHICK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am trying like crazy to figure out why my buff orpington has such big waddles and comb? They aren't really red, but are a much darker pink than the other two pullets (RIR, PBR). They are all 16 weeks old so not really old enough to lay eggs (at least not usually).
    I do not see saddle feathers or pointy hackle feathers on her either -Maybe someone else can tell better than me? I thought she had pointy hackle feathers, but when you lift them individually up, they have very thin, almost translucent edges that are more rounded.
    She has not crowed and has skinnier legs than the other two, but they are different breeds. Could she be a BO rooster?
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  2. Americana

    Americana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a pullet to me [​IMG]
     
  3. doubleatraining

    doubleatraining Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm voting for a pullet that had her picture taken at an awkward growing stage.....poor girl.
     
  4. Frost Homestead

    Frost Homestead eggmonger

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    definitely a pullet
     
  5. happyhens120

    happyhens120 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Her stance says pullet to me.
     
  6. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    What every one else said......pullet.
     
  7. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I vote girly girl!! Hopefully eggs in two more months or so!
     
  8. littlecreekfarm

    littlecreekfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    POL Pullet [​IMG]
     
  9. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Hen without a doubt. She has a hennish coloring, size, tail and stance.
     
  10. CALI CHICK

    CALI CHICK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much, everyone. This chicken is going to keep me nervous until she actually lays an egg. [​IMG]
     

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