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Pullet or cockerel

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Orpington Mamma, Sep 22, 2015.

  1. Orpington Mamma

    Orpington Mamma Out Of The Brooder

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    Could someone please tell me if this 7 week old blue Orpington is a pullet or cockerel. [​IMG]
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Considering that Orpingtons can be a bit slower to mature and lay than most breeds, I'd say that's a cockerel.
     
  3. Orpington Mamma

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    Thanks so much for your help. I wasn't sure but it did look different than the others.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    cockerel.
     
  5. Orpington Mamma

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    Here is a pic of another7 week old Orpington. I'm not sure if it is a blue or splash and if it is a pullet or cockerel. Any input is greatly appreciated. [​IMG]
     
  6. JTRZWestminster

    JTRZWestminster Out Of The Brooder

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    first is a cockerel because i had a lovely blue orpington cockerel that looked similar. Very wonderful birds.
     
  7. Orpington Mamma

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    I agree they are great birds. I love my orpingtons. [​IMG]
     
  8. chickmomma03

    chickmomma03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cockerel
     
  9. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    You have a rooster!
     
  10. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    That is a blue. A splash is a very light grey. They almost look white.
     

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