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Hmm ... Always thought they were Buff Orpingtons but now not sure ...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kisat, May 4, 2008.

  1. kisat

    kisat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 1, 2007
    Washington State
    So I was looking at my little remaining lady - Lily - today and was thinking that I wonder if she really is a Buff Orpington? I'd always thought they were (wish I thought of asking last year [​IMG]) but now not sure about it. My bf got them from a woman in Snohomish, WA, then she gave me the three I had. What do you think?

    [​IMG] Elysia (the one that passed last week)

    [​IMG] Lilith a.k.a. Lily

    - was trying to scratch her neck to show her roll her eyes like a cat, but she was having none of it that day! [​IMG]

    I'm full of lots of q's today [​IMG]
  2. ChickenWing

    ChickenWing Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
    Number 1 looks it, yes.

    Number 2 looks mixed.
  3. steffpeck

    steffpeck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    I agree, #1 is a Buff Orp, #2 looks like a cross.
  4. kisat

    kisat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 1, 2007
    Washington State
    Thanks both of you for replying. Which is interesting since they are sisters - and all the rest looked like this too. The momma looked similar to Elysia if I remember correctly. And the first one that passed away - Circe - actually looked like both of them. She had the black tail colors (slightly lighter) of Lily, but the body color that was more similar to Lysia. Lily was the smallest of the three. She - Circe - was bigger slightly then the both of them. Oh! And Circe had that dark neck colors that Lily has as well.

    Any chance you can tell what you think they might be crossed with? I do think I remember something about my best friend telling me that the woman told her that her chicken had run off, then come back preggers. I could be wrong. So then maybe the rooster wasn't a BO?
    Last edited: May 4, 2008

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