have i got a jersey giant or a black orpington?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 1eggnog, Oct 13, 2012.

  1. 1eggnog

    1eggnog Out Of The Brooder

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    hi everyone, i have 2 chicks who look idential but one came from an egg marked orpington and one marked jersey giant. can anyone tell me any defining charicteristics of eather bread besides the orpingtons puffy feathers? I do resalise that the eggs may have been marked wrong, but as we bought the eggs to hatch themselves i dont know the differance between the breeds
    thanks :)
     
  2. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    jersey giant - Dark legs (yellow on the bottom) and dark eyes, come in white blue and black
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    orpington - come in buff, black, blue, white, chocolate, lavender, ect... Light eyes(as adult), and legs ranging from pale to slate
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  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    do you have a pic of the chicks? a side shot of both would help as well
     

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