Bright yellow buff orpington. Where do they come from?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cupman, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. cupman

    cupman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 12, 2011
    Portland, OR
    I saw a couple pictures over the past few days that were buff orpington chickens that were bright yellow, not the gold color. They were full grown birds. I love buff orpingtons they are probably my favorite and I'd love to get a unique bright yellow one some time. Anyone know where these come from or if they are a cross breed? Or maybe I'm just a victim of photoshop.
  2. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

    Feb 27, 2008
    Elizabethtown, NC
    According to the APA standards, Buff Orpington should be a golden-buff color with white legs. Those you are seeing that are more yellowish are most likely hatchery birds, or they could be faded by the sun. The golden-buff color tends to fade/lighten in the sun.

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