Lavender Orpington at 5 weeks male or female?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SurferchickinSB, May 17, 2018.

  1. SurferchickinSB

    SurferchickinSB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was wondering if anyone can tell the sex of my Lavender Orpington? I am new to raising chicks, she is suppose to be a female, but seems a little masculine, maybe just super confident and friendly? She is 5weeks and 2 days in the photos I will post.
     
  2. SurferchickinSB

    SurferchickinSB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    8822FFFD-3621-4B6A-9FC2-831BA407EB4B.jpeg Hmm..having trouble posting pictures from my phone!
     

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  3. SurferchickinSB

    SurferchickinSB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well, I guess I just posted a bunch of duplicate photos, but can anyone tell or is it still too early?
     
  4. chickenE

    chickenE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd guess boy.
     
  5. SurferchickinSB

    SurferchickinSB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I tried to stick with mostly rare breeds in case I ended up with roosters because I thought maybe they could end up with a happy home, since I can't keep roosters in my area:(
     
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  6. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Chicken Obsessed

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    pullet. SO PRETTY! i wanted one so bad:hit
     
  7. MrsEskew

    MrsEskew Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm leaning toward cockerel also. :(
     
  8. SurferchickinSB

    SurferchickinSB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bummer, but that is what I sort of thought from about day 2:(
     
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  9. KikiLeigh02

    KikiLeigh02 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It may be too early, but I'm going to guess cockerel. Here's my 2 at 8ish weeks (if the breeder told me correctly), they're about 10 now and for sure pullets:
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  10. SurferchickinSB

    SurferchickinSB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, hopefully it is still too early, but maybe I will start searching for someone that might want a rooster if it turns out that way in a month or so:(
     
  11. SurferchickinSB

    SurferchickinSB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yours are beautiful:) Mine was suppose to be vent sexed, so maybe there is still hope:) Mine is so friendly and likes to sit on me:)
     
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