Who let the crow out?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Rockmomma28, Aug 26, 2015.

  1. Rockmomma28

    Rockmomma28 Out Of The Brooder

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    Allthough my mornings are crowless (and eggless) I'm a little worried about my buff! If indeed she is a he I'll have to re Home my favorite bird. My 3 "girls" are 18 wks. A buff orpington, black sexlink then the Astralorp. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Let It Snow Premium Member

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    That is a big comb, but I'm pretty sure that's a hen, it would have been crowing long ago.
     
  3. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Pigeons are nutty Premium Member

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    The buff looks like a female to me with those rounded saddle feathers.
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Those are all pullets. The big red combs mean they are getting close to laying eggs.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I can overlook the comb but, the wattles are big - no saddle feathers but can't see the hackles well enough.- giving me a headache. I bow to more knowledgeable folks
     
  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Check out the size of the wattles on this girl.
     
  7. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Let It Snow Premium Member

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    I'll stress again I think that would have been crowing by now.
     
  8. K Spot

    K Spot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're all pullets.
     
  9. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're all definitely pullets. Your Buff Orpington will be laying eggs any day!
     
  10. Sundance x4

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    One of my buffs has me concerned as well. I got them all at the same time, on April 10th of this year. No crowing or anything but one just has a bigger comb and wattle. Can't go by egg laying because im still patiently waiting. [​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
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