Definatly NOT a Buff Orpington...what am I?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by itsredcandy, Sep 21, 2012.

  1. itsredcandy

    itsredcandy Songster

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    What am I? This chick was suppose to be a Buff Orpington but it defiantly is not. She has purplish legs, very long wings and is extremely loud. She also flies VERY well.


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  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Crowing

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    where you get it from
     
  3. debid

    debid Crowing

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    I vote adorable mutt and I'm not so sure it's a pullet.
     
  4. itsredcandy

    itsredcandy Songster

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    I got it from a feed store that gets all it's chicks from Privett Hatchery. Looking on Privett, I'm still not sure that I have one of their chicks. The legs aren't Green but maybe slate. I've had black legged chicks before and they were more black that his purplish translucent color. The skin for the most part, from what I can see is a darker color than the typical orange/yellow. There were Sebright's in the pen next too these, the wings remind me of sebrights but she has not pattern on her like the Sebrights did and she's bigger. Could she be a Buff Sebright?
     

  5. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Songster

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    Maybe a California White?
     
  6. debid

    debid Crowing

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    How much bigger than the Sebrights was it? Is this a bantam or standard chick? And no, it's not buff anything.
     
  7. itsredcandy

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    I looked to be a week or so larger than the Sebrights. Can't tell you if it's a bantam. It is much larger than the bantam Rhode Island Reds I got at the same time. The kids working there couldn't tell me anything about the chicks other than what hatchery they buy them from and what the board said "Buff Orpingtons" These wings are full and it flies very well.
     

  8. debid

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    It's probably their Leghorn cross production breed -- I see on their website that they call it "Austra White" because it's black Australorp crossed with white Leghorn. That would explain the white feathers, mixed leg color, single comb, and the dark eyes.
     
  9. itsredcandy

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    Great, thank you. I guess we'll eventually find out. I got these chicks to raise and resell but I may end up keeping them. :eek:) I'd love another color egg added to my daily clutch
     

  10. Bangarang64

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    are those green legs ? if so, could be an Easter Egger / Orp mix
     

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