Wondering if this is a rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Marc S, Jul 16, 2016.

  1. Marc S

    Marc S Just Hatched

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    So I've got a lavender Orpington that I'm curious about. Does this look like a rooster to anyone? And yes shes on carpet for a few minutes. Lol thanks for looking[​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    looks pullet for now please can you keep this thread updated
     
  3. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    How old is she? Do you have chickens of the same breed and age?
     
  4. Marc S

    Marc S Just Hatched

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    She is apparently 3 weeks... i also have a reverse silver laced orpington who is supposed to be the same age but i think both their ages are wrong. I belive they are a week apart. The bredder ended up getting us the wrong paperwork. This is the Silver laced, any age gueeses would great also
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  5. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    Too young, try posting more pics at 6 - 8 wks. Watch for the comb/wattle growth & reddness. When older watch for the hackle (neck feathering slender/thin) & saddle (back of tail feathering will be slender & flowing) feathering = cockerel. Or when in doubt wait for the egg or crow :) Beautiful chicks, love the Lavender Orpington (love the breed)!
     
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  6. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    agreed
     
  7. Marc S

    Marc S Just Hatched

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    Thank you,they really are a beautiful bird. I'll be sure to keep posting pics as they get older. Do you have any guesses on age?
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    They are beautiful but, please wait. Have no idea on age
     
  9. Marc S

    Marc S Just Hatched

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    OK, thank you. I just took them outside for a little while and let them roam the garden. It was hilarious watching them explore for the first time.
     
  10. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    i bet
     

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