Are these Buff Orpingtons?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Okie Amazon, Aug 25, 2011.

  1. Okie Amazon

    Okie Amazon Songster

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    Are these BOs? They are very different in color than the adult hens I bought and different from another "batch" of Bos I bought at a different supplier. They are much more red-gold than buff and one even has a couple of dark feathers in the tail!




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    Two of the other group of Buffs to show color difference:

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    One of each together:

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    My husband thought Golden Comets, but they don't have any white under feather or any lacing. Whatever they are, they are very sweet natured birds.
     

  2. kristip

    kristip Songster

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    I woudld say a red sex link like a comet.
    I know that there is a little variety in color with the BO, but they dont have the fluffy enough body shape of a BO.
     
  3. brahmakid11

    brahmakid11 Songster

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    i am pretty sure that those are buff orpingtons [​IMG]
     
  4. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    They hatchery quality Buff Orpingtons.

    Chris
     
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:Yes, and the top three pics are roosters.
     

  6. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Quote:Yes, and the top three pics are roosters.

    Exactly. They look rather roo-ish.
     
  7. Okie Amazon

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    Yeah, unfortunately, I think you're right about them being roos. They are all just super-sweet boys, so it'll be hard to pick just one to keep. [​IMG]
     
  8. riveroflovefarmstead

    riveroflovefarmstead Hatching

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    I keep BO's and those look a little too reddish to me. Compared to the pic you posted of the actual BO's, their body shape is significantly different. Possibly related or sex link?

    I'm new here, and this is my first reply by the way [​IMG]


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  9. Okie Amazon

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  10. thats not a buff orpington most lickley a comet.
     

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