blue hen from auction. . Thoughts?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chris383, Nov 5, 2015.

  1. Chris383

    Chris383 Out Of The Brooder

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    What do you guys think? Orpington. . Or orpington mix?
     
  2. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could be
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Looks like a Blue Orpington to me. :eek:)
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'd be more inclined to think Marans than Orpington, she isn't very rounded or fluffy in the bum like an Orp should be.

    Or, she could simply be a mixed breed. I've got blue sex links that look pretty much like that, just lighter bodied.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think blue orpington
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Donrae could definitely be right on this bird.
     
  8. fire370

    fire370 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All of my BBS orp's are big as basketballs with fluffed feathers at that age. Definitely colored right but not built wise. Donrae I think is spot on.
     
  9. Bridebeliever

    Bridebeliever Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have Andelusians and she looks like a Blue Andelusian to me! Mine are younger but here's one for a comparison:
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  10. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    Not a Marans build either, imho, she is too lightweight and longer...Marans are more upright and heavier even at this age...she is either a mix or possibly an Andalusian as that was my first thought.

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