Is Princess Buttercup a hen or rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by DrivingGirl, Aug 6, 2013.

  1. DrivingGirl

    DrivingGirl New Egg

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    I'm afraid that our 17 week old Buff Orpington may be a boy. She's far bigger than the Welsummer and Australorp we got at the same time. I got really suspicious when her tail started to curve; now I'm afraid I see saddle feathers. Is it all in my head? Is she just a big boned girl?

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  2. Dawns Funy Farm

    Dawns Funy Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    your right thats a beautiful buff rooster
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    He is a very beautiful rooster.
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    A very beautiful Buff Orpington rooster. Should start crowing soon.
     
  5. DrivingGirl

    DrivingGirl New Egg

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    Bummer! My kids will be so sad; she's their favorite. If anybody knows someone in the Denver area who would take him, he's gotta go.
     
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  6. BoiseChik

    BoiseChik Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you have a "Westley" (he was a farm boy, poor and perfect) instead of a "Princess Buttercup."
     
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  7. whitt910

    whitt910 Out Of The Brooder

    Totally a rooster.. The first things i noticed a difference in my orpingtons was a slight color difference, but the legs and toes for sure.. His legs should be very thick and his middle toe is really long...
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm sorry.
     
  9. BoiseChik

    BoiseChik Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put my unwanted rooster on Craigslist and got several interested replys. Best of luck.
     
  10. Chickengirl47

    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's defiantly a cockerel.
     

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