Rooster or hen

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Shilo7, May 5, 2016.

  1. Shilo7

    Shilo7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    89
    21
    61
    Feb 26, 2016
    [​IMG] The buff Orpingtons are 13 weeks old. In this picture you can see the rooster in the back but what is the one in the front. The tail is more like a hen tail.

    [​IMG]
    I have a chicken with a face like a Rooster but a tail like a hen and I just want to know what others think it might be.




    [​IMG]
     
  2. Angie8eggs

    Angie8eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

    389
    17
    113
    Apr 17, 2012
    I had a rooster, (not an Orp) but his tail took forever to come in. To me, looks like a rooster.
     
  3. Angie8eggs

    Angie8eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

    389
    17
    113
    Apr 17, 2012
    And my female buff orpingtons combs and wattles didn't turn that red until their 15th or 16th week if I remember correctly. ;)
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

    11,393
    2,472
    396
    Mar 3, 2015
    Virginia
    Looks like a cockerel.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by