Young Buff Orpington Roo Question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Mrs. Fluffy Puffy, Dec 13, 2010.

  1. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    I will try to get a pic up...

    I have a young Buff Orpington Cockeral that I hatched out. He is awful long legged and tall and his comb is short. He isn't grown yet..but will he ever get out of that stage or should I try to get him out of my flock?
    Thanks
     
  2. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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  3. phasianidae

    phasianidae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He looks like a pullet
     
  4. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If its any help, my buff orp roo took FOREVER to grow out. The girls matured far faster than he did. He's gorgeous now though! I think it just takes those boys a little longer.

    I've also heard people say that they wait until their orps are 18 months before they make the final cull decisions. Good luck!
     
  5. johny

    johny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Give it another few months. BY the time he's 24 weeks he'll look realy good.

    Here are all my hens and roosters at 9 1/2 weeks.
    The roosters are obvious but just starting to develop
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    And here is a 16 week old rooster.
    The tails have continued to get bigger all fall.
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  6. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    minnesotachickenbreeder: It's a rooster....
    SpringChickens: I lost my beautifl BO Roo Prince ( See BYC homepage for pics of him ) so I was looking for a replacement rooster.
    johny: You have some beautiful Orps! I hope he turns out good! When he stands up he is just - [​IMG] You should see the HUGE feet this guy has! [​IMG] I haven't ever hatched out any BO chicks that have some LONG HUGE FEET! [​IMG]
     

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