What gender are these buff Orpingtons

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chy1820, May 2, 2016.

  1. Chy1820

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    Does anyone know what gender this Orpington is?
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    Last edited: May 2, 2016
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    It is important to include the age of the bird - in weeks is best - as what indicates cockerel at 8 weeks can mean pullet at 12 weeks.
     
  3. Chy1820

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    They are all 9 1/2weeks old
     
  4. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Can you get a photo where the bird is not covered by other birds - would like to see the plumage on the wingbow. At the moment I am leaning heavily towards pullet, but seeing the whole bird is important as there is more to evaluate than just comb/wattle color and size.
     
  5. Chy1820

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    Okay, It's dark now but can get one in the morning.
     
  6. lclark

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    Looks like a pullet [​IMG]
     
  7. Abesinger

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    ^^^ hen indeed
     

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