NEED HELP!!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by StizzyL17, Sep 11, 2013.

  1. StizzyL17

    StizzyL17 In the Brooder

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    Is this a boy or girl? I was told its a blue orpington bantam, and I thought it was the Rooster that's been crowing, but found another one crowing instead. I don't want to get rid of it if it's not a male. Anyone know?
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  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

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    The picture that is up is of a black and white bird that looks like a silver laced wyandotte? If that is the one you mean, need pictures from the side and back. You might want to post on the What Breed And Gender Is This Forum also for some ideas. From the head, it looks like a rooster (or hen that should be laying) but can't see the back colors and feathers.
     
  3. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Free Ranging

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    Your bird is not a Blue Orpington, maybe a Wyandotte Cockerel. I've attached a pictures of Orpingtons & Wyandottes...
    [​IMG]Blue Orpington Pullet 8wks
    [​IMG]Wyandotte Pullet 8 wks
    [​IMG]Wyandotte Cockerel 12wks


    [​IMG]Wyandotte Pullet 8wks



    [​IMG]Black Orpington Pullet 12 wks

    [​IMG]Blue Orpington Hen
     
  4. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Free Ranging

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    PS>>>forgot to add, yours look like a Cockerel
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    How old is the bird?

    Profile shot of the whole body would also help.
     

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