Buff Orpington?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by robphenix, Sep 3, 2016.

  1. robphenix

    robphenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We got this little blue legged sweetheart from a mixed batch of many breeds. We dont know exactly how many weeks old she is. We're thinking buff Orpington. What do you think, folks?
     
  2. Mr Beaks

    Mr Beaks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like it could be an Easter Egger/Buff Orpington cross.
     
  3. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Overrun With Chickens

    I'm thinking EE. What a lovely little girl! [​IMG]

    ~Alex
     
  4. DuckGirl77

    DuckGirl77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Either EE or EE/Buff Orpington. I have an EE/BO that looks very similar, but it also has some black markings.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm also thinking EE or mixed breed.

    She could turn out like this...

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    That is the second slate legged chick you posted.....did they come from a hatchery? Or a breeder and the possibility of being simply barnyard mixes?
     
  6. robphenix

    robphenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought them from a local place called Prianti Farms here on Long Island, New York. The manager didn't know too much information about the chicks in specific. He gets them from his uncle, who apparently breeds them; but he didn't even know what kind of chick was what in the mixed batch of all different kinds. So it doesn't seem unlikely that they may both be mixed breeds. I wasn't aware that blue or slate colored legs indicated a mix. She is incredibly sweet and docile though. Thanks for the information folks!
     
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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    mixed
     
  8. robphenix

    robphenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good call, donrae. Here's the end result.Thanks for your input!
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