4/5 week old black buff and light sussex.... pullets???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bantamsrbest100, Aug 17, 2013.

  1. bantamsrbest100

    bantamsrbest100 Out Of The Brooder

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    Really hoping u all agree these r both pullets??? But i am very new to this.
    The sussex has a smalk pale comb rounded neck feathers and likes being held. I held all the siblings and could see larger redder combs and different shaped tails on the boys and def more vocal and wriggly! Fighting aswell!

    Buffy is quiet little bird, has a pale tiny comb and already looking like she will b a big buff beauty!

    Any advice would be great!
     
  2. angel8035

    angel8035 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both look like pullets. Buff is a light brown color, so neither of these are buff. Look up buff orpington or brahma for example. [​IMG]
     
  3. bantamsrbest100

    bantamsrbest100 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry yes i meant buff orpington! Thats great thank u :)
     
  4. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree they look to be pullets.

    The Light Sussex looks right. The black one could be a Black Orpington.

    Orpington is the breed, buff, black, blue, white, and splash are the colors that Orpingtons come in.

    A Buff Orpington is an Orpington of a gold color (buff).

    Since yours is black, if it is an Orpington, it would be a Black Orpington.
    Lady of McCamley
     
  5. bantamsrbest100

    bantamsrbest100 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank u! :)
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Both pullets. I suspect that your black one is a Black Orpington, or another similar-looking bird, such as an Australorp. Its not buff, though, as buff is a golden color. [​IMG]
     
  7. bantamsrbest100

    bantamsrbest100 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! Soo relieved they r pullets as ive had a run of bad luck with roosters being sold to me as hens and i was losing hope and considering knitting!! Ha!
     

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