newbie needs gender help :)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by blueshadow39, Jun 3, 2011.

  1. blueshadow39

    blueshadow39 New Egg

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    Ok we are new to this chicken thing. Our 9 year old decided she wanted to show chickens for 4H and I wanted them for the eggs so here we are on our new adventure. [​IMG] We live in the city and are allowed to have them. We were told to buy pullets so we bought 2 rhode island reds, 2 black australorpes, and 2 buff orpingtons. We absolutely love the orpingtons! They are soooo sweet. (if you can say that a chicken is sweet). Anyways, one of the orpingtons is getting a little red around the beak and the comb. It looks different than the other one. I am wondering if we have a rooster on our hands. I so hope not because we will have to find him a new home. The australorpes scream bloody murder when we pick them up and the rhode islands just run. The orpingtons are just perfect for our 9 yr old to handle. I have pics of the 2 but am not sure how to post them, can someone tell me how to do this. I would like to know if you all think its a roo too [​IMG]
     
  2. confusedturtle

    confusedturtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I uploaded pics by clicking the upload button. I had my pics on an Sd card so I used the browse button to look for the pic. Double-clicked it and then click upload. As for the sexing of the chicks, I'm a newbie too so not much help. I have 2 pros too and they seem so sweet when they aren't running away from me lol! Just got them today so hopefully they will come around & like me soon. :)
     
  3. confusedturtle

    confusedturtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol pros = orps my phone corrected it on me sorry, I have no pros lmao
     
  4. ginger c.

    ginger c. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you have to post the link to the image in the thread between img tags
     
  5. blueshadow39

    blueshadow39 New Egg

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    I dont see an upload button. I see the 'Img" button but what do I put in there?
     
  6. flnatv

    flnatv Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Best way since you are new... put your picture in photobucket and then link it to your post (your daughter should be able to help you [​IMG] that is how I learned)

    Orpingtons are SOOOOO sweet.
     
  7. blueshadow39

    blueshadow39 New Egg

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    ok this is the one in question[​IMG] and this is daisy our sweet girl [​IMG]

    thanks for the help on posting the pics!.
     
  8. ginger c.

    ginger c. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ahh. I thought you had more posts. After 10 posts you'll see a link in the blue bar near the top that says index... user list... and a few over to the right will be "Uploads."

    As for your pics, if I had to guess, I'd say the one on the left looks like a roo. I could be wrong. Someone smarter will come along soon.

    GC's DH
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  9. chichick

    chichick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] and sorry to say that's a Roo [​IMG] you might try getting BR's (barred plymouth rocks) there easy to sex when there young, lay good, lay big brown eggs, and there friendly.
     

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