Will I crow or lay eggs?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by nuttyredhead, Aug 23, 2011.

  1. nuttyredhead

    nuttyredhead Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2010
    Southern NH
    12 week old Buff Orphington, not sure what to think. Any input would help!

    These 2 are the same age, hatched same day.
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  2. Josie360

    Josie360 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like one roo and one pullet:) In first picture, pullet on left and roo on right.
     
  3. appychick

    appychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, BO Roo (right) & pullet (left) in first pic....
     
  4. sangel4you

    sangel4you Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I beg to differ, with BO you cant go by coomb size, esp at 12 weeks! They all develope them at different rates. I have 4 BO that are now about 15 weeks old and I posted on here, everyone said all roo's and I thought all roos esp because of the combs, but now three weeks later and they look no more rooish than they did then, noone has crowed, and I dont see any real saddle feathers on anyone PLUS, now the comb has stopped growing it seems. I am seriously starting to believe I have 4 pullets. If it helps, mine looked like the one you're being told "roo" as of 3 weeks ago....and basically still do.
     
  5. JakRat

    JakRat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
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    Quote:I have a "little guy" that seems to have the same thing. He is at 10 weeks I'd say and his comb got super big and reddish pink one day and then just seemed to slow down and randomly pick up when it feels like it. I hope he is a she as he she is one of my fav.
     
  6. nuttyredhead

    nuttyredhead Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2010
    Southern NH
    Any other thoughts??? (i would really be thrilled if she is a he lol!!). I miss having a rooster!
     

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