LAVENDER ORPINGTON HEN OR ROO?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Roxannemc, Dec 23, 2012.

  1. Roxannemc

    Roxannemc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Confused on one... hen or roo...?..
    1st pic my roo
    2nd hen
    3rd...not sure. All hens are 15 weeks Roo is 16


    Sterling my roo
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    hen below.
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    this one below???
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    Some Tail feathers starting to curl like Sterlings , taller than hens , neck longer, thinner, one week younger than Sterling my roo. Havent heard this one crow but i have 5 roos total so hard to tell for sure.

    His/her comb is more red than the other hens but not much bigger than theirs (Sterlings waddle ? right corner.)
    Sorry for the cut off photo.
    Never saw grown LOs in person so not sure how they should look exactly
    Thanks for any help
     
  2. Chicken Tamer

    Chicken Tamer Overrun With Chickens

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    I think cockreal
     
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  3. Chickengirl47

    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The bottom is a cockerel.
     
  4. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Agreed, that's a cockerel, I see pointed saddle feathers.
     
  5. Chickengirl47

    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yah, and Hackle and Sickle feathers.
     
  6. Thebirdwisperr

    Thebirdwisperr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pretty sure it's a cockeral
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Cockerel, just slower to mature.
     
  8. Roxannemc

    Roxannemc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks very much [​IMG] to all guess its unanimous! DARN.!..
     
  9. Sk8inChick(en)

    Sk8inChick(en) Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like it's a boy! Congrats, I hope you can keep him! Your other roo is very handsome. Are you planning to breed Lavender Orps?
     
  10. hen101

    hen101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so cute
     

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