Is this a pullet or a cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Conder, Sep 3, 2013.

  1. Conder

    Conder Out Of The Brooder

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    I brought home 4 buff Orpington chickens to round out my flock and one of them carries its tail a little different than the rest and appears to have more color coming in on its comb. Here's some pictures of the chicken.[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] sorry for the poor quality
     
  2. Conder

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    Forgot to mention its supposed to be about 8 weeks old
     
  3. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    It does look roo-ish to me. I'm not 100% on this one though, so I'd wait to cull.
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    In the first picture especially it has a fair amount of pink on its face for 8 weeks, so leaning towards roo, but too early to tell for sure.
     
  5. Conder

    Conder Out Of The Brooder

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    I will try to get a better picture tonight with her/him beside of one of the other Orpingtons I have for a little better comparison. All of their legs are similar and they all act the same so I'm hoping a better picture will help. I live within city limits so I can't have a rooster, if its a roo i have to send it to a friend of mine in the sticks
     
  6. Conder

    Conder Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok so here's an update on photos
    Chicken in question is in the middle with the droopy tail.

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    Middle of group
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    Let me know what you think
     

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