buff orpingtons

  1. 4UrbanHens

    Buff Orpington - Florida

    Anyone know of a reputable & humane breeder of Buff Orpingtons? Preferably in Florida or at least someone who ships to Florida? I am having a hard time finding a good place to purchase buff orpington chicks or hatching eggs from. Please help, thanks!
  2. Rhcecil

    Hen or Rooster? Help!

  3. Mark_Khrushchev

    Wierd looking wart on chick (has a gross image)

    Hey, I bought 6 chicks from TSC recently. I got 4 white leghorns and 2 orpingtons. It was all fine until I saw something one one of the orpingtons. I saw a weird ward coming out of the chick. It isn't pasty butt as it's not in the cloaca of the chick. It seems to be like a dark wart. I was...
  4. CalBickieMomma

    Hello! I'm new!

    Hello everyone! I'm a new member of BackYard Chickens, but I've been visiting your forums on and off over the years. Thought I should make it official in case I have some advice/help to offer ;). I'm not brand new to chickens at all. I had pet chickens while growing up, then took a break...
  5. Mourgana

    Help! My 17 week old BO laid her 1st egg and they all were EATING it!!

    HELP!! I've had my 6 17 week old Buff Orpingtons in my garden the past couple weeks because we have been treating their coop for bedbugs. Today I was outside by my garden and noticed a SHELLESS egg on the ground in the dirt and all the hens were standing around eating it. (It was still warm!)...
  6. Mourgana

    Hi! So happy to have joined this community

    Hi! My name is Morgana. I grew up on a farm in Washington state, and have had 3 previous flocks in my life. (A mixed flock of 12 made up of RIR, BO, and BR.) Then 2 chicks that were BR and RR, (given away, and killed by dogs) 2 years ago I had 4 Buff hens who laid great for years before I...
  7. KikiDeAnime

    Will it be okay?

    Since our older hens have still not gotten use to our Silkie rooster, I have decided to see about putting him together with our others. I don't want him to be lonely. I can tell that he has been ever since he lost his two pullets and his brother. Would putting our Silkie rooster together with...
  8. M

    Frostbite in Chickens

    I have a small backyard flock of ten chickens (2 Buff Orpingtons, a Mille Flur d'uncle bantam, a porcelain d'uncle bantam, 2 barred rocks, a white crested black polish bantam, a white cochin, a speckeld sussex, and a lavender orpington) For the last few days there has been sub-zero temperatures...
  9. Pgrine

    Pgrine

  10. dnicely

    Near Winchester VA Free - two Buff Orpington Hens

    These hens are 3 years old and good layers still and I would like them to go to "forever homes", not to be killed or eaten. I am afraid that they might freeze this winter without other chickens to keep the coop warmer and I am getting too old to take care of them. If you have room for them...
  11. thelongacre

    Rooster too aggressive with hen(s), what to do?

    Hi all, I have 6 buff orpingtons - 2 of which are roosters. They are 4 months old, and the hens are not laying yet. I know having 2 roosters for 4 hens is a bad idea, and we are intending to cull one of the roosters. The roosters actually seem to get along fine together (one is very Alpha and...
  12. IMG_1642

    IMG_1642

    Little Shitz & Giggles. Two new Buff Orpington chicks. The only ones that hatched out of the incubator. I'm now leaving hatching chicks to my wonderful Broody Hens.
  13. F

    Lost my whole flock to hawks....

    A couple of years ago I had 25 Buff Orpingtons (all hens) in a free-range, 100' x 50' space. Those 'lovely' chicken hawks wound up getting the whole flock. I'm in the process of gathering the money to build a chicken-wire "tent" over their NOW 50' x 50' space, and getting a new flock next...
  14. PedsNurseSC

    New chicken mommy here!!

    Hey y'all!! I am new to BYC and a new chicken mommy.. YAY!! I have three buff orpington gals! The baby is 15 wks old "Baby", the other two are 19 wks old "Nugget, and Biscuit". My 8yo daughter named them LOL! I have never reared chicks before so any helpful info is greatly appreciated. Were not...
  15. B

    Buff Man

    We got six buff Orpington chicks for my wife, for Mother's Day 2015. A cat got one when it was five weeks old. I applied an effective cat discouragement protocol (Gamon Talon 1250 .177 pellet rifle with a Walther barrel and a 3X9 scope). The cat was none the worse for wear, but he definitely...
  16. R

    Buff Orpingtons

    Did you know that Buff Orpingtons are more closely related to the Leghorn breed than other Orpington chickens? William Cook developed the first Orpington chickens (the single comb Black Orpington) by cross-breeding Minorca roosters with Black Plymouth Rock hens. He then cross-bred the...
  17. R

    Buff Orpingtons

    Did you know that Buff Orpingtons are more closely related to the Leghorn breed than other Orpington chickens? William Cook developed the first Orpington chickens (the single comb Black Orpington) by cross-breeding Minorca roosters with Black Plymouth Rock hens. He then cross-bred the...
  18. Nomadic Sodbuster

    Hello from Tennessee...

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I'm new to chickens / 6/14 (2) How many chickens do you have right now? 16 (3) What breeds do you have? 15 Buff Orpingtons & 1 Araucana/Ameraucana (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? Searching information on...
  19. Foristers

    Diagnosis Help Please

    I meant to post this in this thread. I went out to check food and water this morning and AmiJo, one of my top hens, was dead in the run near the fence. I have checked her for predator damage and have found none. I admit that a few other things have been going on lately that have caused temporary...
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