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Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JOSEYWALES, May 20, 2010.

  1. JOSEYWALES

    JOSEYWALES In the Brooder

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    Bought 6 "pullets" from my local farm store a couple of weeks ago. I think they were a month old when I bought them. They are all about the same size but one has a comb that is much larger and much more red in color. All six are Buff Orps. I am thinking one of my girls is a boy. Does anyone who has raised Buff Orpintons have an opinion, can I tell boys vs girls this early by comb size and color? Thanks!
     
  2. jarcoo0153

    jarcoo0153 Songster

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    sounds like a rooster to me, I got some free from Ideal, and all the roosters combs changed to red a whole lot faster than the hens.
     
  3. Bantimna

    Bantimna Songster

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    Could you post some pics? [​IMG]
     
  4. JOSEYWALES

    JOSEYWALES In the Brooder

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  5. High Roost Ranch

    High Roost Ranch The Chicken Whisperer

    That is definitely a cockerel.
     
  6. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Yup, a cockerel. [​IMG]
     

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