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Orpington chicks sex?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Samkeidenkeiran, Nov 29, 2016.

  1. Samkeidenkeiran

    Samkeidenkeiran In the Brooder

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    Hi there can anyone help with thr ssex please im thinking pullet but im not sure they are 4-5 week old orpingtons[​IMG]
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  2. GitaBooks

    GitaBooks Crowing

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    It is hard to tell at this age, but Orpingtons mature pretty fast so I'm with you, I think both are pullets. : )
     
  3. ChkenKeeper

    ChkenKeeper In the Brooder

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    Realistically they are to young to determine if they are males or females. You need to wait until around 4 months of age. Observe the trouble makers that tend to pick on the others for no reason at all and they are typically the roosters. Also at 4 months, neck and tail feathers that are getting longer than the other chicks is also is a good indication it is a rooster. Continual observation is a key factor in determining the sex of your birds until they crow. Hi Hi :)
     

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