HELP?!? Buff Orp or NH how can i tell??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ACTWESTWING, May 23, 2012.

  1. ACTWESTWING

    ACTWESTWING In the Brooder

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    My New Hampshire and Buff Orpington Eggs are Hatching!!! Only problem is I dont know how to tell them apart!!![​IMG] Any Ideas on how I can tell?!?

    Please and Thank You!!
     
  2. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    New Hampshire is a Black-Tailed Red:
    eWh/eWh s+/s+ Ar+/Ar+ Di/Di Mh/Mh Ml/Ml

    That I can see,there is no Ml in Buff Orpington .
    Your NH should have a slight reddish cast to the chicks. I think they will be darker than the BO.
    Best,
    Karen in western PA, USA
     

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