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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by rooster brandon., Sep 26, 2010.

  1. rooster brandon.

    rooster brandon. Songster

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    Ok i got two knew buff orpington hens but how do i know there hens one of them have a kinda big doodle thing..........so how do you tell the male from the female..........................And this might help there color is kinda of like a light orange............
     

  2. oldchickenlady

    oldchickenlady Songster

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    Rooster...post some pics! How old are they? Here is a pic of my RIR roo at about 16 weeks:
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    Oh yeah...what the heck is a "doodle thing?" A comb is on top of their head. The wattles are what hang from under their beak.
     
    Last edited: Sep 26, 2010
  3. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Songster

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    There is a section called "what breed or gender is this?" I would post some pictures there.
     
  4. rooster brandon.

    rooster brandon. Songster

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    im sorry i know how everyone likes pictures (including me) but its to dark now and the camera has no flash............sorry but i can get some tomorrow............
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Please help me. What is a "doodle thing?" I've had chickens for 69 years and am unaware of this term.
     
  6. PamB

    PamB Songster

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  7. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Quote:I was going to ask the same thing.
     
  8. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Imagination sourland, imagination. Either its the cockle doodle doodle thingie or the comb doodle thingie.
     
  9. TheMainException

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    Quote:Imagination sourland, imagination. Either its the cockle doodle doodle thingie or the comb doodle thingie.

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    Good response! lol.
     

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