Lavender Orpington Chicks Pullets or Cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rebeccab0206, Feb 10, 2015.

  1. rebeccab0206

    rebeccab0206 Out Of The Brooder

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    I know it's pretty early to tell for sure if I have pullets or c ockerels, but I was curious if anyone had any guesses about my 4 Lavenders, they hatched on 01/08/15. Oh and I promise I will update later with whatever they turn out to be :)

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    Thanks for looking everyone!!

    And please excuse the mess, they got moved around a bit when a big storm moved through California this weekend :rolleyes:
     
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  2. PirocaKeeper

    PirocaKeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here I my take.
    #2 is a boy, #4 ( may be a boy )
    #1 and #2 pullets.
     
  3. rebeccab0206

    rebeccab0206 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! I'm thinking the same.. #4 is the smallest but puffing up when I took him out and was more aggressive with the camera haha, I think #2 is a cockerel aswell but he is the sweetest thing, he only wants treats from my hand where as the others dont care if its in my hand or on the ground :)
     
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  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Chick 2 and Chick 4 look like cockerels to me.
     
  5. krista74

    krista74 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agreed. Chick 2 and Chick 4 seem to be the only ones with wattle development so far. I would guess they are both cockerels.

    - Krista
     
  6. HighStreetCoop

    HighStreetCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agreed. Chick 2 has massive wattles and Chick 4 looks like a late blooming cockerel.
     
  7. rebeccab0206

    rebeccab0206 Out Of The Brooder

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    I think you're right about #4 just this morning he has been running around the brooder with his chest puffed out trying to chest "bump"? The others...its not working out so well because he's the smallest so #1 and #3 just kinda step on him and #2 is flapping onto his back? :confused:
     
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  8. BantamLover21

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  9. rebeccab0206

    rebeccab0206 Out Of The Brooder

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    Im not so sure about #4 now....I tried to get a picture but s/he is starting to look like a pullet....


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  10. bamachicks8

    bamachicks8 Chillin' With My Peeps

    #1 is absolutely adorable
    #2 completely adorable
    #3 is very adorable and
    #4 is extremely adorable
     

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