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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2007 7:14 pm 
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looks like a hen because theres no real development of the Rooster plumage, But you could do it the old fashion way and wait till it lays an egg. :lol: hope i could help


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I have some more photos of the two Orpington babies - does this make it clearer? :) :)
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How old are they bessie? Are the second lot the same as the forst one? - the same chick? I would guess pullet.

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They look like hens to me, No real sign of rooster saddle feathers or tail feathers...

I will try and get Sooz over here to give her opinion. :lol:

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Ash :wink:


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they are 7wks, same 2 birds. I am hoping they are both girls.

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They both look like pullets to me then but it's still possible not but I'd say unlikely! Lucky you!

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thanks for that! :D :D :D

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