Confused over this little one

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jimbob211, Dec 29, 2013.

  1. Jimbob211

    Jimbob211 Out Of The Brooder

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    Was wondering what breed this could be..as before dad was a Buff Orpington and what is bugging me this chicken has all dark golden[​IMG] feathers but is now starting to grow pure black tail feathers..mom could have been either a barred rock or a Buff Orpington..I thought that if mom was a barred rock and dad was Buff Orpington the chick would be black and a male from sex link!! Confused lol..
     
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    SIMZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jimbob211 Out Of The Brooder

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    All the parents are pure bred..
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Mom had to be the buff. Buff birds often get black or smuttiness in the tail feathers if they're not carefully bred for a pure color. Hatchery birds often have some dark color to the tail.
     
  5. Jimbob211

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    Thanks for the info..Me and my wife were just out looking at them and she says we have 3 Roos out of five but I think we have 4 out of five well one def. is cause he had his first crow the other day lol..
     

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