Dad says Orpington, but I say New Hampshire Red.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Graven Image, Jan 23, 2013.

  1. Graven Image

    Graven Image In the Brooder

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    Hey, there! We keep some sort of yellowish chicken with black spots around its neck with our Marans. My dad says it's an Orpington, but I'm pretty sure it's a New Hampshire Red. Could you take a gander?


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    If you need any more photos, just let me know!
     

  2. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Crowing

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    I'd say you're right. Looks like a hen, too.
     
  3. GertrudeLover01

    GertrudeLover01 Songster

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    I am awful at breed, but i am 99% sure that is a hen!
     
  4. Man that's a hard one I'm going to say Orpington. Maybe more pics could help.
     

  5. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Crowing

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    orp has white legs new hamps have yellow so she looks like a hatchery orp
     
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  6. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Crowing

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    99.999% sure it's an orpington. [​IMG]
     
  7. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Crowing

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    Oh, yes! That's true!
     

  8. Graven Image

    Graven Image In the Brooder

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    I would think Orpington if it wasn't for the fact that the body shape is totally different from the pictures of orps I have seen online. She is not near as bulky as the traditional Orpington.
    Also, she has black feathers in her tail.
    But yeah, the legs are not yellow.
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I don't see orpington at all. Wrong color, body type, etc. I'd say hatchery new hamp.
     

  10. pipdzipdnreadytogo

    pipdzipdnreadytogo Dorking Queen Premium Member

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    Her legs look yellowish to me. My yellow-legged hens 'wash out' much of the yellow in their legs when they are laying, so that could explain the pale legs.

    I've never seen pictures of a buff Orpington, hatchery quality or not, with black in its feathers. I'm gonna say hatchery quality New Hampshire.
     

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