Is my Buff O a he or she?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by txchick06, Jan 28, 2016.

  1. txchick06

    txchick06 Out Of The Brooder

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    We have been told both! She doesn't seem as light as other BO hens, but the comb and beard are way smaller than the two buff o roosters we have that are the same age. Help! (And yes she gets to go to work sometimes :)

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  2. allosaurusrock

    allosaurusrock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That really looks like a rooster to me. What age?
     
  3. txchick06

    txchick06 Out Of The Brooder

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    5 months, that's what I'm thinking too but they have me worried!
     
  4. allosaurusrock

    allosaurusrock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He has to be a rooster, sorry. He looks like he's developing saddle feathers.
     
  5. txchick06

    txchick06 Out Of The Brooder

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    Is it worth it to wait and see or by this age I should know right? U think rooster with just tiny beard?
     
  6. allosaurusrock

    allosaurusrock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has she/he laid any eggs/crowed?
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Looks like a slower developing cockerel.
     
  8. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Spring Dreaming Premium Member

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    I agree, that's a rooster.
     
  9. txchick06

    txchick06 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all! Love this community!!! So excited to be a part.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    seems like a boy to me
     

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