Please tell me this is a rooster! :)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by harriedhomemaker, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. Yep!

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  2. Nope! That's a pullet.

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  3. Too early to tell.

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  1. harriedhomemaker

    harriedhomemaker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Since my order got royally messed up by a certain hatchery, I'm not certain they remembered to give me the Buff Orpington roo I ordered.

    My chicks will be 5 weeks old in two days. I have three Buff Orpingtons, but this one stands out. For one thing, it is far more scraggly than any other bird in my flock. Its comb is slightly bigger and, unless I'm imagining it, pinker than the other BOs. Compared to the other BOs, it tends to be more aggressive and I've never seen it roosting. My other two BOs were the first ones to figure out how to fly up and roost on things.


    Here's my rooster candidate:


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    Here s/he is from the back:


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    And here's one of the other BOs for comparison:

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    What do you think?
     
  2. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    Looks like a boy and girl to me.
     
  3. harriedhomemaker

    harriedhomemaker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I sure hope so! We have taken to calling Bird #1 "Doofenshmirtz" and that's a poor name for a pullet!
     
  4. Tombrewster421

    Tombrewster421 Out Of The Brooder

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    I love the name!
     
  5. harriedhomemaker

    harriedhomemaker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks :)
     
  6. Mingming

    Mingming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought roo too... But my guess is only 7 weeks good (that's how long I've had my orps!)
     

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