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Lavender Orpington: rooster or hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by FallbrookFlock, Aug 14, 2016.

  1. FallbrookFlock

    FallbrookFlock New Egg

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    I'm thinking rooster, but need a second/third/fourth opinion! Would hate to get rid of her/him if I'm wrong! He/she is 5 months old.

    Rooster or hen?

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  2. chickenman486

    chickenman486 Out Of The Brooder

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    I would say that's a rooster
     
  3. KYTinpusher

    KYTinpusher Master Enabler

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    I see saddle feathers, so looks like you have a cockerel there.
     
  4. chickenman486

    chickenman486 Out Of The Brooder

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    I agree I think I have a rooster and he has the same thing but I didn't know what they were called
     
  5. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    He is stunning love the lavender color and the barring [​IMG]
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    cuckoo lavender cockerel.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Cockerel
     
  8. FallbrookFlock

    FallbrookFlock New Egg

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    Thanks all for the reassurance. He sure is gorgeous and a very friendly bird! Sad to see him go!
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    x 2 donrae
     

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