My beautiful Black Orp. Pullet crowed today. Pics added

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by LoneCowboy, May 11, 2008.

  1. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    I kind of suspected it would happen. Ever since all those posts started about these giant black orpington pullets turning out to be roos. Even BamaChicken was stumped by one. I figured Bama is tons more knowledgeable about orps than I am and afterall this IS one from her eggs. But DH was sure it was a pullet because it was a wuz and the girls pushed it around. No, BamaChicken posted pics and ours look exactly like hers, I told him.

    Well he crowed today. Ok maybe not a real crow, it was laughable but a crow none the less.

    DH is in love. Finally he has his big black (not so mean) roo he's been wanting. Finally a guy around to whip those girls into shape. Can't get rid of this one he tells me. He's named him Tyrone. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: May 12, 2008
  2. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

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    That's a hoot. I had 4 once, Buff Orps in my case. They were all cocks. Unlike your DH, I was moritifed.
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Go, Tyrone! [​IMG]
     
  4. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    Love the Name. That is funny. YOu need to show us some pictures of him so we can get visual.
     
  5. Tutter

    Tutter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll bet that Tyrone is beautiful! [​IMG]
     
  6. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Hooray for Tyrone (and your DH)! [​IMG]
     
  7. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I wanna see Tyrone. Show us some pics please. I have one growing out from TOH that initially fooled me too until the wattles popped out over night and turned red.
     
  8. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    Ok, here he is.

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  9. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

    Jan 26, 2007
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    Beautiful! Yup, I see the difference in wattles.
     
  10. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    You see, what these sneaky orps do, is wait until you've sold all the other roos in the batch then they wait a few more weeks then they develop waddles and big red combs so you can't sell them with the others. Sneaky guys [​IMG]
     

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