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Lavender Orp Pullets or Roos?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by freedom chick, Jul 17, 2015.

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    Any ideas on gender?
    There are 3, about 6 weeks old
     
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  2. corewassen87

    corewassen87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I assume your in the process of loading a picture [​IMG]
     
  3. yes :)
     
  4. Akrnaf2

    Akrnaf2 The educated Rhino Premium Member

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    Pic 1- all cockerels idoubet abaout the one in center.
    Pic. 2 pullet
    Pic 3 the first -cockerel, the second -pullet.
    Pic 4- cockerel
    Pic 5- cockerel
    Pic 6- maybe cockerel
     
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  5. I updated photos
     
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  6. I would love some ideas from people. Please?
     
  7. corewassen87

    corewassen87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Picture two kinda stinks but it looks like 1&3 are roosters and 2 is a pullet
     
  8. ramsey590

    ramsey590 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]that, maybe 1 could be a pullet, I would say 3 was 99% roo
     
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  9. Tweety70

    Tweety70 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey, I have a question about this breed. I'm new to Orps but, I did read that lavender genes are stable,meaning all their offspring should be the same color and that the blues gene is unstable. Meaning if your raising blues their offspring can be blue, black or splash. So I got these lavenders from my bro in-law but, 1 is much lighter than the other three. Is this common with lavenders? I can post pic if you like, thanks
     
  10. Not sure about any of that, sorry. I questioned color myself. These 3 has one light and 2 darker. I got them to replace our Lavender that got killed by a fox. She was magnificent! [​IMG]

    These 3 chickens I got from a "breeder" but I think it turns out I actually have 3 rescued orpingtons that have a good home now. In other words, the breeder was maybe more of a collector. I posted previously on another thread, one has a bad leg...
    genetic?[​IMG]

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