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buff orpington rooster x rhode island red hen

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by c.wilson, Sep 10, 2008.

  1. c.wilson

    c.wilson Songster

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    hello everyone. i just had a black and gold hen hatch an egg that is buff orpington rooster x rhode island red hen. there are 6 more under that hen. i was wondering if anyone has any pictures of what the chick looks like as an adult.

    thanks to anyone who helps me.
     

  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing Premium Member

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    It can go either way. They can look more orpish or more like a RIR or a combo of the two.

    Speckledhen's Nutmeg is RIR in color, BO in body type, with white legs.
     
  3. americana-chick

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    i have a roo that i think is half rir half buff. he has a buff body, black short tail, a long komb, and whight legs. i will post picks of him later
     
  4. This post is old..but I just ran across it.

    I hatched out a RIR x Buff and it turned out BEAUTIFUL! It's feathers a a soft red with buff, like a red star with more buff. lol.

    Its only a chick now though [​IMG]
     
  5. minna

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    Actually, I was going to ask what you would call them, b/c I have one too. She looks like a red orpington, which is what I have been calling her. I will take a pic later.
     
  6. americana-chick

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    here he is crowing:
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    and just him agian [​IMG]
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