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Older Female Lavendar Orpington?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SarahLO, Jan 23, 2016.

  1. SarahLO

    SarahLO New Egg

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    Hi! We found this chicken soaking wet and sad looking in a large puddle in a field and decided to save her from the storm and bring her home. Checked if anyone was missing her but no avail. Sweet, always wants to come inside the house. We have had her for about 4 days.....but then this morning she crowed like a rooster. And now I'm confused! Is this a male? [​IMG]
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] It looks like a cockerel = probably 'dumped' by some SOB. Well done on your part in saving him.
     
  3. MarcyR1011

    MarcyR1011 Out Of The Brooder

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    Unless it's very young it looks like a female to me. This is my Lavender hen:[​IMG] and this is my rooster [​IMG]
     
  4. MarcyR1011

    MarcyR1011 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sometimes it's so hard to tell until they get order. Usually if the crow like a rooster they are a rooster. Lol my one Lavender rooster has a 2 syllable crow and the other has a 4 syllable crow. Chickens can be so crazy!
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    I would have to agree with sour on this one -- looks like a cockerel.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Cockerel.
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Cockerel :eek:(
     
  8. SarahLO

    SarahLO New Egg

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    Darn! He's so sweet and good wth our girls! I was a little smitten with Lucy;) guess we will rename and I will check the city ordinance for crowing roosters! LOL
     
    Last edited: Jan 23, 2016
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    beautiful cockerel
     

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