Lavender Orpington Gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by milleralexis94, Nov 7, 2015.

  1. milleralexis94

    milleralexis94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I received an order of chicks on August 25th, so they're going to be 12 weeks old on Monday. I ordered 5 female chicks (one passed away at 7 weeks old from an unknown cause that started when she arrived ). My lavender orpington has had me concerned about gender, and I figured it can't hurt to get more opinions. She has a fairly small comb that is slightly pink but can occasionally act very much like a cockerel. I've figured that it could maybe be due to the fact the she is just dominant. Let me know what you all think! Thanks! [​IMG]

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  2. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullet
     
  3. hicksfamily

    hicksfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

    Pullet, she must just be very dominant. My Lavender Orp girl looked just like that and she has been laying gorgeous eggs for about 7 months now!
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Definitely a pullet.
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree. :eek:)
     
  6. Honora

    Honora Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 3 week old Lemon Cuckoo Orp cockerel has a bigger comb than that! Totally pullet.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    At 12 weeks I feel confident saying pullet, even with a slow developing breed like an Orpington.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    pretty pullet
     

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