lavender orpington 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 old and would lay soon i have had about 1 month and no eggs yet no crowing either but i am not familiar with this breed. thanks chris
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    Last edited: Nov 6, 2015
  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    It looks younger then 8 months to me, I'm can start to see some sickle feathers in the tail so I'm leaning towards cockerel.
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    The birds in the top pic and the bottom pic are cockerels. Most cockerels begin crowing from 4-5 months, but occasionally some of them take considerably longer (I've found this quite frequently to be the case with Orpingtons), and on rare occasions, it may take nearly a year.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Duplicate thread. I answered on the other.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    So did I.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    me too


    please don't make duplicate or numerous same posts. It doesn't get answers sooner
     

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