What gender? Blue English Orpingtons

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by gclark94560, Dec 25, 2014.

  1. gclark94560

    gclark94560 Chillin' With My Peeps

    As a total newbie I am having a devil of a time figuring out the gender of my 8 English Orpingtons.

    They are 14 weeks old. I will start with 3 I think I know on.

    First is (Aldus) Dumbledor -- Obviously I think "he" is a roo and all of my cluckers are named after Harry Potter characters.

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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Dumbledore looks like a cockerel to me.
     
  3. gclark94560

    gclark94560 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Next up to bat is Serius (Black) I also think "he's" a roo.

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  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Cockerel.

    (nice names, by the way!)
     
  5. gclark94560

    gclark94560 Chillin' With My Peeps

    And last for today - I have to convince the others to not run into the coop at the sight of the camera! [​IMG].

    I have named "her" Molly (Weasley). Hope I'm right!

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  6. gclark94560

    gclark94560 Chillin' With My Peeps

    My fear is that 4 out of 8 may be roos. If so - I'll have several to re-home in East Central Alabama.

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  7. DaybreakOrps

    DaybreakOrps Out Of The Brooder

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    They are lovely! I am East TN and starting with Buff Orpingtons. I am interested in seeing your photos as I will be trying to do this is a few months too!
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Both Dumbledore and Sirious Black look like males to me, too. Molly looks like a possible rooster too. But, Orpingtons can be hard to sex, so my guesses may not be accurate.
     
  9. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    X2!
     
  10. gclark94560

    gclark94560 Chillin' With My Peeps

    My guess is way less than accurate! Everyone keep on guessing! [​IMG]
     

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