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She might be a HE...and I'm pissed if he is

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by eggcamefirst, Jul 29, 2011.

  1. eggcamefirst

    eggcamefirst Out Of The Brooder

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    I will post pics shortly but I wanted to ask a question 1st.

    At 10 Weeks with decent pictures, can you tell if its a he or a she?
     
  2. Schwartzfarmnc

    Schwartzfarmnc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Depends on the breed and pictures, but with all the knowledge within this site, I'd say someone could tell you for certain.
     
  3. sherrydeanne

    sherrydeanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    For most breeds, yes.
     
  4. eggcamefirst

    eggcamefirst Out Of The Brooder

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    "She" is a Buff Orpington at 10 weeks.


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    How can you tell????
     
  5. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say she...no saddle or hackle feathers yet...

    see my roo: saddle feathers are the yellowish ones near the tail, by the fluff...the hackle feathers are around the base of the neck, by ten weeks, you would see some indication of that feathering.

    Someone else have another opinion?

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  6. kinsey228

    kinsey228 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a pullet to me [​IMG]
     
  7. jarvis

    jarvis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i say hen [​IMG]

    here a pics of one of my bo hens .. they are both really red on the wattles and comb too

    magni is the bo emma is the dom ..
    i dont have any pics of just the bos lol .. ( walks out to get more chicken pics lol)
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  8. blefky

    blefky life in the yard

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    BO's can be kind of difficult to determine at an early age (IMO), but yours has a quite well developed comb and wattles for 10 weeks, as well as a lot of color. If it were mine, I'd be thinking boy. Here's a photo of some of my girls at 9 weeks for comparison:

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  9. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:mmmm, doesn't look good....keep us posted, I would say pullet, but I don't have any BO....let us know!
     
  10. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a rooster to me. A pullets comb usually won't get that red until they are closer to laying age (which is 20+ weeks for Buff Orpingtons).
     

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