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difference between buff orpington and buff brahma

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by augiedranch, Apr 9, 2008.

  1. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol.... i have been raising a "RIR" and a "buff orpington" for five weeks now... wondered why the orpington had color...... um. . yeah i was told i had a new hampshire red and a buff brahma...

    what is a buff brahma? i rearranged my flock to have almost all buff orpington hens, and now i dont have a rooster... yikes...

    are these similar? pretty? are they big?

    thanks
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  2. brooster

    brooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
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    You dont have a buff brahma, they have feathered feet
     
  3. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    Brahmas have feathers on their feet;)
     
  4. Alexis

    Alexis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looked very much like a Buff Brahma in your other post - but we couldn't see the feet until now... [​IMG]
     
  5. mergmet

    mergmet Chillin' With My Peeps

    doesn't look like any orpington either, the legs should be whiter

    could be a cross of the two

    show a better pic of your RIR???

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  6. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks guys!
    lol i was starting to sweat..

    i bought him from tractor supply.. hes sopose to be full blood
    but im sure accidents happen!:|


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  7. therealsilkiechick

    therealsilkiechick ShowGirl Queen

    Jul 18, 2007
    Northwestern, pa
    yes, buff brahmas r feather footed. here is a pic of my girl buffy she just started to lay and is about 5mths old. as u can see by the silkies in the back pen she is a big pullet and she is not full grown yet, i have to carry her in both arms she is a biggen,lol. her roo is 2x's bigger than her and i think when grown will be about size of a jersey giant not sure. he is massive in my arms i can't hold him long as he is a huge boy. i'll have to get a better pic of the 2, don't have any of him he don't like flash of cam. i'm currious to see how big they really get since they r so big already.

    they r both purebreed and feather footed although u can't tell that on her in the pic when it's smaller. this may give ya a better idea what they r and they r a brown egg layer. they also have pea combs and neck feathers will be a thick black v down it with golden buff colored thin outline v on each of the hackle feathers, tail will have black in it and they have like a gray color on foot feathers.

    what kind of comb does he have? i'm leaning more towards a hatchery stock bred buff brahma which would explain the no feathers on feet. brahmas are gorgous and very well tempered if that is what he is u will love him. mine is my gentlest roo and loves to be a lap chooky,lol. he is the best bird in my entire flock and so mellow.
    hope this helps,
    silkie

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  8. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:what a really pretty animal! wow! well,, i gues ill tel people i have a buff brahma without feathers on feet lol.. or orpington mix.. i dont know lol! yours is pretty!
     
  9. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:i put a pic of my "rir" above the pic of my um,, orpington cross or whatever he is!

    thanks

    hope its a good pic for ya
     
  10. semora NC

    semora NC New Egg

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    orpington x brahma = x large feather foot orpington
    l -xl light brown eggs , about 5 a week
     

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