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Sex 60 day old buff orpington

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by crealbilly, Aug 3, 2016.

  1. crealbilly

    crealbilly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any clues on the sex of my 60 day old buff orpingtons? I was supposes to get all hens but you know how that goes...

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    Do you see any roos in there?

    Thanks
     
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  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Those all appear to be pullets, but the photos aren't terribly close so it's hard to be sure.
     
  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Closer pictures would help. Are you sure they are only 60 days old? They look huge for only two months old.
     
  4. JaeG

    JaeG Overrun With Chickens

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    I'd say they are all girls. My little Buff Orpington is a week younger than yours and she looks like them. As long as no one has big dangling wattles, or big red comb then I think you are pretty safe at this stage.
     
  5. Melissa Sakata

    Melissa Sakata Out Of The Brooder

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    Is this a cockerel or pullet? I have 2!

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  6. crealbilly

    crealbilly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ill try and get some closer pics. If they are all poults - i want to say you all are great. I read somewhere on here about turning a chick over on its back and if it draws both of its legs up close to its body - its a hen. But if it extends both or even one leg its a roo. I picked all these out of a staright run .99 tub at rural king. I must have tested 50 chicks in order to find these that drew both legs up close to its body.

    Yes they are 60 days old today - it must be all that cow itch weed growing in their yard that they've been eating that has caused the to grow so large :) I wont get anywhere near that cow itch but the seem to really like it.
     
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  7. crealbilly

    crealbilly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you know how old?
     
  8. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop


    Welcome to BYC! How old is the bird? If it's mature it's a pullet, but I think I can see saddle and wing bow feathers developing, so at this point I'd guess that's an immature cockerel.


    Those methods are generally considered wives tales' and have been disproven many times. I'd be inclined to think they either ordered pullets or you coincidentally happened to get pullets.
     
  9. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cockerel
     
  10. crealbilly

    crealbilly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wives tale or not it seems like i hit the jackpot. I may just go and buy a lottery ticket. This kind of stuff never happens to me -:happy happy happy
     

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