Buff orp with black speckled feathers

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by theacw, Aug 3, 2011.

  1. theacw

    theacw Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2011
    I noticed today when Debbie was bathing that she looked so full of dirt or something! Then I noticed that a lot of her tan feathers are very speckled with black making maybe 50% black on some of them. They are all tail feathers. Does this happen to a lot of buff orpingtons? Should I expect a lot of the feathers to look like that? Any one got some pictures of some that have that?

    Edit- Shes maybe 12 or 13 weeks old
    Last edited: Aug 3, 2011
  2. swmalone

    swmalone Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2011
    Northern Utah
    I have a buff orpington that has some black spots on some of the feathers. It isn't really noticeable unless you get really close. I don't have any pictures of it where you can see the spots.

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