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Buff Orpington with Green Feet?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by JackieK318, Jun 11, 2007.

  1. JackieK318

    JackieK318 Songster

    Apr 29, 2007
    Do Buff Orpingtons usually have green feet? If not, then what does have green feet?!
  2. MTchick

    MTchick Songster

    Feb 2, 2007
    Western Montana
    Americanas and Easter Eggers normally have green legs and feet. I don't know about the Orpingtons.

  3. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

    Apr 4, 2007
    Mansfield, MO
    I have five buff orps and they are now 8 1/2 weeks old. sorry, they have never had green feet. I also have americaunas and they do have green feet. hope that helps?
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    Buff Orps have pinky white feet, so if yours have green, then they probably are crossbreeds somewhere along the line.
  5. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Jackie......may I ask where you got your Buff Orps? I ordered mine from MM back in March. They are supposed to be "pure" BO. Well....of the 15 hens...one had bright yellow leggs, and 3 or 4 have greenish legs. So much for "pure"! I will be calling MM again later this week....after I get better pics of thier legs, in case they want proof. UGH! So much for 4 H hens!
  6. JackieK318

    JackieK318 Songster

    Apr 29, 2007
    I got mine from a local breeder south of St. Louis. I don't mind the cross, but just was curious as I always see pinky legs on everyone else's buff orps. I figured she was a cross somewhere along the line...poor mut of a chicken. Speaking of chickens, off to care for the 'girls' one last time for the day.

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