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Why are these Buff Orps so different in size ?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ging3rhoffman, May 7, 2009.

  1. ging3rhoffman

    ging3rhoffman Songster

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    These Buff Orpingtons are the same age. They are 7 weeks old. The one already has wattles and comb and is much larger.
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    The larger one is the picture that you see above.
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  2. briana1975

    briana1975 Songster

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    I would guess the one is a roo.
     
  3. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Songster

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    The one is a male and the other is female. Males tend to be larger than females usually.
     
  4. Domestic_goddess

    Domestic_goddess Songster

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    You've got your self a roo.......that explains it! Cute:) Love buff orps.
     

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