lavender orp hen or roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by deliman82990, Nov 6, 2015.

  1. deliman82990

    deliman82990 New Egg

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    i was told they were 8 months i purchased 4 all supposed to be hens but not sure since ive had them about 1 month and still not laying, location delaware.
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  2. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    1st pic and last pic are roos.
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Actually, I just answered you on your duplicate thread, but as I stated there, the birds in the top pic and the bottom pic are both cockerels.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  5. deliman82990

    deliman82990 New Egg

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    thank you the person i got them from keeps saying well they arent crowing yet. when will they start
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Most cockerels begin crowing from 4-5 months, but some of them can take considerably longer (I've especially found this to be true with Orpingtons), and on rare occasions, it can be nearly a year.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    x2, I've had roosters start crowing at 3 weeks, and others at 5 to 6 months.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    x 3 tell the person you'd like a refund for the roos - yah right [​IMG]
     
  10. Mountain Peeps

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