How do you tell between a Buff Orpington and a Buff Rock?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by shober, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. shober

    shober Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a buff chick and don't know whether its an Orpington or a Buff Rock! [​IMG]
     
  2. sjarvis00

    sjarvis00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:leg color, size, feather type. not sure of eye color..
     
  3. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    A Buff Orp. has white legs and skin and a Buff Rock has yellow legs/skin.
     
  4. shober

    shober Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!! I'm going to go out and check the legs right now!! [​IMG]
     
  5. shober

    shober Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She has white legs!! [​IMG]
     
  6. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Buff Orpingtons have White feed and Buff Rocks have Yellow feet. [​IMG]

    ~ Aspen [​IMG]
     
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  7. danhonour

    danhonour Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Besides the leg and skin color differences.The Orpington is much more fluffy or loose feathered.There is is big difference between good Rock shape (type) and Orpington shape.This is when bred up to the standard for shape,size width,etc. Hatchery stock the shape ,size,etc. are apt to be nothing like they are suppose to be and may be similar or intermediate;not good representaives of their breed.
     

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