What gender is my Buff Orpington?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by snookie, Oct 25, 2012.

  1. snookie

    snookie New Egg

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    Boy or girl?[​IMG]
     
  2. KYTinpusher

    KYTinpusher Master Enabler

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    Boy. Those look like saddle feathers to me.
     
  3. Dewsetter

    Dewsetter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely boy without a shadow of a doubt. Hope that's what you wanted to hear. :)
     
  4. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    110% cockerel due to the saddle and hackle feathers they are long slender and pointed and cockerels ate the only ones that get saddles and hackles that shape not to mention his two toned coloring
     
  5. RainyChicks

    RainyChicks Out Of The Brooder

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    That is for sure a roo/cockerel.
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Absolutely a cockerel. See the pointy saddle feathers at the base of the tail hanging down the sides of the body. Only males get those feathers.
     
  7. douglas08

    douglas08 Out Of The Brooder

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    Definitely a roo.
     
  8. Mac14

    Mac14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you keeping him? :)
     
  9. snookie

    snookie New Egg

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    I doubt it. We live in a neighborhood so he'll have to go when he crows, if not before. Anyone near Charleston, SC want him?
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  10. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Roo, no doubt- nice lookin' boy
     

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