Lavender Orpingtons dob June 5, 2017

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by DigChickens, Jun 14, 2017.

  1. DigChickens

    DigChickens Just Hatched

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    Interested in knowing what sex you think my 6 Lavender Orpingtons are; I determined pretty early that number 1 is a roo. His wings, tail and stance are very different then the other 5 which I am hoping are pullets. Number one has just a tiny round fluff tail while the other 5 have very noticeable tall feathers growing.

    What do you think?

    This is my first baby chicks. Our first chickens turned 4 months old yesterday; 2 Buff Orpingtons and 2 Black Austrolops.
     

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Much too young to tell anything for sure yet. With Orpingtons the rooster will usually feather out more slowly and the combs will start to get larger and pink around 5-6 weeks of age. My boys will often stay naked for a while with only wing tufts while the pullets are mostly feathered out.
     
  3. DigChickens

    DigChickens Just Hatched

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  4. DigChickens

    DigChickens Just Hatched

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    Thanks for your thoughts, 5 have really long wing feathers. Will be interesting to see if I chose well.
     
  5. NewChick7

    NewChick7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is totally not the place and but I can not figure for the life of me how to post a question? I've signed up and am logged in. Any help would be appreciated.
     
  6. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Go to the forum you want to post in and at the top right there's a button that says start new thread.
     
  7. TinyBirds

    TinyBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First click on the heading for the topic you want to post in, such as above "what breed or gender" and then there will be a button that appears under that to the right that says post a new thread. At least thats how it looks on my phone.
     
  8. DigChickens

    DigChickens Just Hatched

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    What do you want to ask about? Search the forums and when you go to the one you want there is a "Post New Thread" to the right of the selection.
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  9. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Much to young, especially for Orpingtons as they are very slow developers.
     

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