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

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    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'

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    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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