Someone's been crowing

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chickenlover720, Aug 12, 2018 at 1:17 PM.

  1. Chickenlover720

    Chickenlover720 In the Brooder

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    The other morning I heard crowing and was quite confused seeing how I have only hens I suspected it was one of my older hens but when I looked outside it was coming from my younger hens. I am concerned that one of my young pullets may be a roo. I couldn't tell who the culprit was but here are the two I am suspecting do either look like a roo. They are both about 15 weeks. View attachment 1501411 View attachment 1501414
     

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  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member 6 Years

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    The buff orpington is a cockerel.
     
  3. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Crowing

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    The Buff Orp. Is your boy.
     
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    to BarbsGirls Songster

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    Sadly, I agree with the others!! I think your buff is a boy!
     
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  5. Chickenlover720

    Chickenlover720 In the Brooder

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    I'm pretty sure that they're both boys. I was looking both of them over and the Easter egger has the same nubs forming where spurs will come in as the buff has. I'm quite upset. Both were advertised as pullets and this group was supposed to be my replacement flock since my older hens are slowing down on egg production. Now it looks like I've only got four hens.
     
  6. FarmerGirl101

    FarmerGirl101 Songster

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    Hens can also have big spurs too so DON'T relay on them.
     
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  7. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member 6 Years

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    Hens have spur buds too. The EE looks like a pullet.
     
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  8. NoFlyBackFarm

    NoFlyBackFarm Chirping

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    Its the buff
     
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