Buff Orphington?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by desertchicken92, Sep 12, 2014.

  1. desertchicken92

    desertchicken92 Chirping

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    When I was younger I went to a feed store and purchased these chicks that grew up and looked exactly like buff orphingtons except they laid green eggs instead of brown. Any ideas? Thanks folks. They were super broody too.. if that helps idk.
     
  2. Wisher1000

    Wisher1000 Bama Biddy Premium Member 8 Years

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    Since they laid green eggs and came from a feed store, my guess is that they were Easter Eggers. Buff Orpingtons (no 'h') lay brown eggs.
     
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  3. StarMeKritten

    StarMeKritten Songster

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    They may have been a cross between an easter egger and a buff orpington. I have 4 girls from this cross and they are buff and lay green eggs.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    X2 on that. If they laid green eggs, they are Easter Eggers (perhaps Ameraucana X BO cross).
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    If the birds are laying green eggs, they're Easter Eggers (by definition, a bird that lays colored eggs is an Easter Egger). Some Easter Eggers, because they are cross breeds, look a lot like Buff Orpingtons.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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  7. desertchicken92

    desertchicken92 Chirping

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    Thanks for the I'm put everyone. That would make al it of sense that they were orpington ameracauna cross... They were hardy chickens wish I knew where to get a cross breed like this. They had that docile orpington attitude too.
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    You don't happen to have any pics?

    Blonde EE are fairly common, but they don't really look like Orps. Here's a girl of mine..

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  9. desertchicken92

    desertchicken92 Chirping

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    Wow pretty! Sadly no pics... she looked exactly like a blonde orp but laid green eggs. Wow your Easter egger is so pretty. She looks like my lavender ameracauna :)
     
  10. StarMeKritten

    StarMeKritten Songster

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    This is one of my "Easter orps". Mom was a non- bearded EE and dad was a buff orpington. I have 4 from the same parents and they all look pretty similar, except one that is a bit darker colored. All lay large green eggs.
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