Orpingtons

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tbitt, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. tbitt

    tbitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These 3 were born March 8th, I took these pics tonight (4/2/12)



    So, what do I have here; how many boys and how many girls (or is it too soon to tell)?


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  2. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's awfully soon to be guessing, but just from those pictures I would say you have 2 possibly 3 boys. I think the only one that has a possibility of being a pullet is the chick on the far left.
     
  3. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    They're combs look pretty small (sometimes indicating a pullet) since they are still young, I'd wait until they are a little older. Usually cockerels are the biggest cry babies also.. I agree with Peeka. Though I noticed cockerels like to stand taller (like regular roosters do) So I'm guessing the top left one (in the first few photos) is a cockerel.
     
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  4. tbitt

    tbitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know much about chickens.....yet....

    I did wonder if it was too soon to tell..... Thanks for the guesses though.

    They are fun to watch grow [​IMG]
     
  5. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree with that!

     
  6. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Post pics again when they are about 8 wks. We might be able to tell then. :thumbsup
     
  7. tbitt

    tbitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can do that.


    I had fun tonight getting pics of them all. (I posted a lot of them [​IMG] )


    I want to see how they change as they grow. It is cool to see what turns into what.
     

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