Lemon Cuckoo Orpingtons

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Gingerweavers, Dec 20, 2015.

  1. Gingerweavers

    Gingerweavers Out Of The Brooder

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    The woman I got these from was convinced they are hens. She said they are 6 months old. They have not crowed yet, nor have they started laying. My husband went to pick them up and when he got home, I was pretty sure these are roosters. Is there any hope for these beauties being hens??If they are indeed roosters, I will need to rehome them immediately and am worried that I'm going to have roosters living in my laundry room over Christmas to keep my neighbors happy [​IMG]

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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    It's difficult to see their feathering in the photos, but I think I can make out male saddle feathers on both of them.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    They look like cockerels to me.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    They're both roosters. Take them back to the seller and get your money back. Sellers need to be held accountable for selling mis-sexed birds, especially when it's obvious as in this case.
     
  5. Gingerweavers

    Gingerweavers Out Of The Brooder

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    Unfortunately, that's not happening. I'm trying to work out a trade situation. Thanks for the help determining!
     
  6. chicksurreal

    chicksurreal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gorgeous, both look like cockerels to me. It's a shame when people mis-lead buyers like this.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    Sorry Cockerels
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Pullets; Orpington cockerels at that age should have lots of saddle feathers and a very large comb. You would have heard crowing by now if they were roosters anyway.
     
  9. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    They are both cockerels. Shame on that seller for not making things right.
     
  10. Gingerweavers

    Gingerweavers Out Of The Brooder

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    Update: they are Roos. Gorgeous gorgeous Roos. Seller came to pick them up and refunded. Thanks for all the help :)
     

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