*Buff Orpington Thread!*

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by andrew6d9, Apr 30, 2011.

  1. andrew6d9

    andrew6d9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Post pictures, stories, and why you like buff orpington chickens![​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]:jumpy:welcome
     
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  2. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    I have been waiting for one of these! I am a dweeb when it comes to posting pictures. each time is like I have never done it before. be patient, and I will be back!
    I guess the 'grand day out'...or 'the great escape', are still on the camera.
    I will post when I get that downloaded...and I find the cameras... [​IMG]
     
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  3. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    I finally found the cameras and I managed to get the boy to find the cables... grr.. computers.
    anyway here are a couple of when the girls escaped last month.
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  4. LadyWoodsong

    LadyWoodsong Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am getting my first Buff's on May 24. I can't wait to get them and watch them grow up!
     
  5. andrew6d9

    andrew6d9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    good pics
     
  6. hannakat

    hannakat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old do BO's need to be to determine sex? Is it all about the comb and waddles?
     
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  7. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    You can usually tell their gender around 6 weeks old by the males getting redder combs and showing wattle development. The girls tend to stay pretty pale until almost point of lay.
     
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  8. BarredBuff

    BarredBuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I consider Buff Orpingtons to be the superior homesteading chicken. I love how well they lay, their massive size, and their broodiness!! Go Buffs!

    Sex is determined by wattlles and combs usually by 6 weeks of age.
     
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  9. hannakat

    hannakat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!
     
  10. MinnerBuckwheat

    MinnerBuckwheat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I only got one in my assortment of brown egg layers from McMurray. This is Claudia, she's my buddy and one of my favorites!

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