Looking for confirmation on genders...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Nemo, Jun 18, 2009.

  1. Nemo

    Nemo Songster

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    I was able to hatch two Buff Orpington eggs this spring. The first was Beatrix, on the right, a day early. The second was Felicity, on the left, a day later. They are both seven weeks old. It looks like I'll have to rename Felicity Felix, as it's looking like a he to me.

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  2. gocrow77

    gocrow77 Crow's Nest

    May 13, 2009
    Central MO
    I agree with your assessment of genders - looks like you have one of each. Congrats!
     
  3. bethandjoeync

    bethandjoeync Songster

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    just going by comb and wattle development, roo left and pullet on the right. looks like a name change will be in order

    very nice color though
     
  4. lurky

    lurky Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    I have 2 buff orpingtons and one has a huge comb and wattles, and the other has very little. They are both hens. I was trying to find some pics to show you but my computer is giving me trouble. But if there are no other signs of the one being a rooster, it might just be like mine. I'll try to add a couple pics to show you .


    These two are the exact same age hens


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    Last edited: Jun 18, 2009
  5. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    While Lurky could be right, if I were buying them I would agree with your assessment.
     

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