Lemon Cuckoo Orpington, what sex?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AlisonDS, Sep 10, 2012.

  1. AlisonDS

    AlisonDS Out Of The Brooder

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    Hopefully my last for today! This is Saffy, she's approximately 16-18 weeks. Twice now I've caught her humping another chicken. Just want to be sure ... She was the smallest kid I had. I have female dogs that'll "hump" given the chance so I wasn't sure if this was true in the chicken world as well. I really hope this is the case, I'm so attached to this little one! And I'm not sure I can take it after finding out my RIR's are all boys, hah.


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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Orps sometimes throw me for a loop but at this age I'd sure think there'd be a lot more roo characteristics. I'm saying pullet so far......can you get a profile shot?
     
  3. AlisonDS

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    Surely


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  4. AlisonDS

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    Ack, not sure why it's sideways :(
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    with those pics i cant tell if the cockerel saddles and hackles are forming and as right now from what i can see that is a pullet
     
  6. AlisonDS

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    I'll try to get better pics. Is the "humping" unusual? She'll jump on Prudence's back and it looks like a humping thing. None of my RIR's have ever seemed to hump on anyone.
     

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