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Need help with breed identifcation and confirmation that I have a Rooster

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 591farmer, Feb 7, 2013.

  1. 591farmer

    591farmer Out Of The Brooder

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    what breed and is it a Rooster
     
  2. Pyncheon guy

    Pyncheon guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a Blue Orpington pullet to me....
     
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  3. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    blue orp pullet
     
  4. 591farmer

    591farmer Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks for the help...glad to hear i was wrong!
     
  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I agree
    how old is she/he?
     
  6. 591farmer

    591farmer Out Of The Brooder

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    Almost 4 months
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    That's why age is so important with sexing. That's a cockerel.
     
  8. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if it was a rooster, it would have pointed hackle and saddle feathers by now. Also the coloring would be different, the wings would be darker
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    At three months? I see a lot more late blooming orp roosters than hens with that much comb this early. I guess it could go either way, but I'm still thinking male.
     
  10. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I usually see pointed feathers coming in around 12 weeks
     

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