Is my pretty pullet a ROOSTER????

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickychick106, Jul 19, 2016.

  1. chickychick106

    chickychick106 Out Of The Brooder

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    15 week buff orpingtons. The one with the larger and more red comb I think may be a roo! Can anyone help me!?!?

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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    It's difficult getting a clear look at his feathering because of the chicken wire, but from what I can see in the third picture I am 85 % certain that it is a cockerel.
     
  3. chickychick106

    chickychick106 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for the response. I'm leaning towards cockerel too but I just can't tell for sure.
     
  4. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think cockerel, too. My Orpington didn't start growing in the pointed saddle/hackle feathers until later on.

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  5. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see no pointed feathers. I believe it is most likely an early maturing pullet that will be laying soon!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  7. chickychick106

    chickychick106 Out Of The Brooder

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    that's what i am really hoping for!!! I don't notice any pointed feathers either, i have been inspecting "her" everyday!!
     
  8. Table4Six

    Table4Six Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it's a slower growing cockerel.
     

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