Is one of my Orpingtons a Roo?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by SilverStar, May 4, 2009.

  1. SilverStar

    SilverStar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we have 3 Buff O's and 1 of them i believe may be a Roo. He/She is about 3 1/2 - 4 months old. He/She is a little bigger then my other Buff O's and the comb is way bigger and very pink. He/She is so incredibly sweet. Could it just be a very Masculine hen or might i have a Roo? Thanks
     
  2. Rowtag

    Rowtag Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't know, but I am having a similar issue with one of mine that can't seem to decide if they wanna be he or she. Waiting game I guess.
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    At 3 1/2 to 4 months old it should be easy to help you out. Post a pic and let us play name that chick. [​IMG]
    ETA: If you don't know how to post a pic, just ask. We were all newbies at one point. [​IMG]
     
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  4. Sugar Sand Farm

    Sugar Sand Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    By that age the roosters comb would be getting red not pink. I have some that are three months old and I can already say who is a roo by the color or the comb. Some are pink and others are red.
     
  5. SilverStar

    SilverStar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok... I went out t the coop and took a few pics of her. How do i upload pics on here?
     
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  6. SilverStar

    SilverStar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok.. I think i figured it out. Here is a pic of her

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  7. SilverStar

    SilverStar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    and another

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  8. SilverStar

    SilverStar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    and 1 more

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  9. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Though I'd like to see full body pics to be sure, I believe you have yourself a little roo. Hopefully others that are more familiar with the Orps. will weigh in on this.
     
  10. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    I'm sorry She is a ROO!!!
     

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