Is this a Buff Orpington Cockrel

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by nurturingnaturally, Oct 31, 2010.

  1. nurturingnaturally

    nurturingnaturally Out Of The Brooder

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    We have 9 BO chicks that are at least 4 weeks old, and some may be closer to 6 weeks (from the bin at the feedstore 4 weeks ago). # of them I think may be males, but this one seems super obvious to me, am I right? He stands much more erect/velociraptor-like, and has way way way more comb than the "girls", and it is RED. Also, he has waddles starting and none of the others do really, as well as the waddles being very red. His tail still isn't as long as any of the "girls" and started feathering in 2weeks later. So here are some pics, what do you think?

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  2. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Sure looks like it!! Mine didn't start getting pink till they were about 20 weeks old!!
     
  3. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    That is a cockerel. [​IMG]
     
  4. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Yep. That's a boy.
     
  5. turtlebird

    turtlebird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like the beginning of a little roo-man! I once had BO roos and they are so stunningly beautiful. The contrast between the red comb/wattles and the golden feathers is SO striking!
     
  6. Luke0987654321

    Luke0987654321 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:ditto
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  7. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Cute little roo!!!
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  8. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ya gotcha ya-self a roo!
     
  9. nurturingnaturally

    nurturingnaturally Out Of The Brooder

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    That's alright, just glad I was right, lol. THe two others that look roo-ish to me aren't so so red as this one, but I think one for sure is a week/two younger.
     
  10. jaimslee4u

    jaimslee4u Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations, It's A BOY!!!!!!
     

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