Buff Orpington or Buff Rock?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lauranickerson, Sep 19, 2013.

  1. lauranickerson

    lauranickerson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought 3 "High Production" pullets from Tractor Supply this March. They are about 23-ish weeks or so now. Something I noticed a while back, though, is that two have pink legs, and one has yellow legs. I kind of ignored it until I just watched a video on YouTube a couple minutes ago that showed generic pictures of each right after one another. They looked identical, besides the leg color.

    Is it possible I have both? I believe that my TSC gets their chicks from Townline Hatchery, but I'm not 100% sure.
     
  2. Johnn

    Johnn Overrun With Chickens

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    Orpingtons have skin coloured legs which are white
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  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    Buff orps have white legs and buff rocks have yellow legs
     
  4. lauranickerson

    lauranickerson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's a picture I took a week or two ago. White/pink legs on the right, yellow legs on the left.



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  5. Johnn

    Johnn Overrun With Chickens

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    If you can get a full body pic of the one with whitish legs, tell me then I will send you a link to a thread on here that you can post it on and you will get an answer....
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I think that its possible that you have a Buff Rock along with a Buff Orpington. However, hatchery birds don't always fit the correct breed description, so your yellow-legged bird might just be an Orpington with the wrong colored legs.
     
  7. lauranickerson

    lauranickerson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will do. I'll try to get body shots of all 3 of them.
     
  8. lauranickerson

    lauranickerson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought of that, too. I looked on Townline's site and they don't have Buff Rocks. Of course, TSC never just labels them by breed!
     
  9. lauranickerson

    lauranickerson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, these ladies must have known I had the camera, and were very fast, so this is the best I could do.

    White Leg #1
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    Yellow Leg (considerably larger than the other two)
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    White Leg #2
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  10. Johnn

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