Is this BO a roo? please help

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by jmeeter88, Sep 14, 2008.

  1. jmeeter88

    jmeeter88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please tell me if you think this Buff Orpington is a pullet or rooster. It is almost five weeks old.

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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Yes, it's a cockerel.
     
  3. jmeeter88

    jmeeter88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks I will be listing my chickens on Craigslist... The two BO's are identical and one of the Black Australorps is a suspected rooster, so that leaves me one potential hen...:[
     
  4. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Oh yes! That's a cockerel for sure. I have some 9 wk. old BO pullets that still aren't showing any red in their combs yet and do not have any wattles.
     
  5. ella

    ella Chillin' With My Peeps

    Is that 2 different birds? The first 2 pics show a chick with yellow legs, the next three look white, then back to yellow for the last three. [​IMG]

    Either way both look like boys. The one with yellow legs -if I'm seeing correctly- is probably a Buff Rock.
     
  6. OHMYCHICKIES

    OHMYCHICKIES Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Roo - he's pretty red for 5 weeks, that was how my roo was

    He's the one on the left

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    He now has a huge comb and crows at 6:30 am
     
  7. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    That's a young cockeral for sure.
     
  8. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Yup. Just like everyone else said, its a cockeral.
     
  9. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    Yup for cockeral. The dark wattles clue me in.
     

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