Buff Orpington

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

  1. Fruit Juice

    Fruit Juice Songster

    Mar 13, 2009
    Boulder, CO
    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

    Mar 2, 2009
    Fort Worth
    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.

    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

    May 3, 2007
    North Central MS
    I like mine.

  6. Fruit Juice

    Fruit Juice Songster

    Mar 13, 2009
    Boulder, CO
    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

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    Very stand-offish birds. Not mean, but definitely not friendly.
  10. Cara

    Cara Songster

    Aug 30, 2007
    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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