Buff Orpington

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Fruit Juice, Mar 13, 2009.

  1. Fruit Juice

    Fruit Juice Songster

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    I was wondering if anyone could post pics and advice on Buff Orps?
    Are they good pets?
     
  2. Gazinga

    Gazinga Chook Norris

    great pets! i have all BO's, and dearly love my girls. The roo does his job very well and they are all very social and good with kids.
     
  3. wolfie

    wolfie Songster

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    They are great pets good egg layers and gentle giants I have one I used to have two but a stray dog got in the yard once and got her the other one was under a bush hiding I guess but here is a link to Feather Site for Images of Opringtons.

    [http://www.feathersite.com][/Poultry/CGK/Orps/BRKOrps.html]
    Not really sure how to get the link on though sorry. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Mar 13, 2009
  4. The Poultry Peanut

    The Poultry Peanut lives under rock

    My BO isn't friendly and they are known to be friendly. My BO is a hen named Friend how do you get a shy hen to like you ????
     
  5. yotetrapper

    yotetrapper Songster

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    I like mine.

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  6. Fruit Juice

    Fruit Juice Songster

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    Thanks for the advice! I was also wondering about how many eggs do they lay in a week? And bantamlover, I'm sorry yours isn't friendly.
     
  7. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Mine are all calm and nice. I get 4-5 eggs per day out of 5 hens.
     
  8. Gazinga

    Gazinga Chook Norris

    same here, i get about 8-9 a day from 9 hens.
     
  9. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Very stand-offish birds. Not mean, but definitely not friendly.
     
  10. Cara

    Cara Songster

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    Quote:Not in my experience! They're the friendliest in my flock, they'll often hop in my lap to be held.
     

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