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Buff Orpingtons

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by FuzzyButtsFarm, Apr 1, 2012.

  1. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    I posted this question on the photos of buff orpington thread and was ignored. So I thought I'd start a new one. LOL. I have a couple older BO hens and I've noticed that their previously red ear lobes are turning white. I researched this before I asked and could not find any mention of this. And no they are not hatchery birds. Thanks in advance.

  2. PollyC

    PollyC Songster

    Sep 22, 2008
    Hartford, Maine
    Could it be just a sign of them getting older. I know they say the comb and wattles get lighter when birds get older, at least that is what I am told.
  3. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    Now that you mention it, I do remember reading something about that but I couldn't remember what breed they were talking about. Thanks for your response.

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