Buff Orpington

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by JennySkarsten, Aug 1, 2014.

  1. JennySkarsten

    JennySkarsten Chirping

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    This is Julie at 2 weeks old and at 4 months old giving me a hug. Turns out she is a rooster, not a hen like I ordered. Would like to find him a good home but no luck.[​IMG]
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  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    He's beautiful but that is not a buff orpington. Looks like a RIR or new hampshire.
     
  3. JennySkarsten

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    I ordered 3 buff orpingtons and 3 ameraucanas from the hatchery. All were suppose to be pullets. Got 2 buff orpington roosters. Not happy.
     
  4. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Arg right! But that one rooster is not a buff orpington.
     
  5. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    That may be what you ordered, but the bird pictured is neither BO or Easter Egger (more than likely what you actually got when you ordered Ameraucana - depending on the hatchery you ordered from)
     

  6. JennySkarsten

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    Here is another picture of him at 4 months old.[​IMG]
     
  7. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    I would suggest posting photos of your entire flock - we can help you identify what you received vs. what you ordered.
     
  8. Mountain Peeps

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    This is what buff orp roos look like
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  9. JennySkarsten

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    Just looked at rir and new hamp and does look a lot like a new hampshire with the black tail feathers and all. Wow!! Thanks.
     

  10. ILoveChickens01

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    Who did you order from?
     

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