Orpingtons! All Roos?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by onmelissa, Nov 8, 2014.

  1. onmelissa

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    10-11 weeks old.
     
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  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    First of all, they are not all orpingtons. The second one doesn't look like a orp either. The last ones do appear to be orps.

    How old are they? The third one is really looking like a roo to me. The fourth may be a roo also. Depending on age, the others look like pullets.
     
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  3. onmelissa

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    Really? The first two are crele orps from a reputable local breeder.
    That's disappointing.
     
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  5. Mountain Peeps

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    The white just doesn't look like an orp.
     
  6. Sunshine0235

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    Crele orpingtons are a project color, so they aren't recognized yet, and since they are a project, some may have poor body types still.
     
  7. onmelissa

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    10-11 weeks old.
     
  8. Xiao Casa

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    Sorry, but they do mostly look like roos to me. At 10 weeks on a slower-maturing breed like an orpington, the just seem to far along to be hens. I don't know if MAYBE the first and last ones are roosters, but the others definitely are. Those thick legs give them away. For contrast, this is my buff orpington hen at 14 weeks, as you can see the comb and wattle are not nearly so large, or the legs so thick:

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  9. Mountain Peeps

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    Sorry but at that age #s 3, 4 and maybe 5 and maybe 6 are roos[​IMG]
     
  10. onmelissa

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    Oh yeah, there was a feather picker in the pen. That's why several of them look rough.
     

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