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Was my TSC Buff Orpington purchase a roo-fest?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Leavingegypt, Mar 26, 2012.

  1. Leavingegypt

    Leavingegypt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wilma or Willy?

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    Pruda or Pauly?

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    Alice or Big Al?

    2 weeks ago I made a trip to TSC and was jazzed that they had BO. The guy scooped up 3 chicks and off I went, also with 3 Red Pullets. When I got home I remembered that $1.99 meant straight run. Take a guess at what I got if you can. Alice is the smallest but energetic, Wilma is very large and is vying for rule of the brooder with a Red Production chick named Leila. Pruda is feathered pretty good and her tail seems to be coming in nicely.
     
  2. TheNewMrsEvans

    TheNewMrsEvans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think Al ready has waddles...hmm. Waddles are my tell all on the orps :)
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    the last one looks like the only cockerel
     
  4. Leavingegypt

    Leavingegypt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's Alice/Al. That's what I thought too. Last one to get feathers and is really mouthy. Also, if I go to get him/her out of the brooder the skrawny little thing will turn around and try to peck me.
     
  5. Leavingegypt

    Leavingegypt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well it appears that overnight ya'll's ID was confirmed- or at least it seems that way. I took the chicks out for some sun and scratchin' and in the bright morning sun there "HE" was. Alice's/Al's comb ridges were more orange than the other 2 BO. not only that, when I went to transfer him from the carrier to the make-shift pen outside- pecked me! I guess it will still take time, but my scrawny little Alice with pasty butt and a plucky disposition, is now BIG Al, man of the coop.
     

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