Is there really any difference?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lillypurrs23, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. lillypurrs23

    lillypurrs23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Someone told me on one of my videos of my Speckled Sussexes that they look like Jubilee Orpingtons. I looked them up, and they looked practically the same! Is there a difference between the two? If there is, what is it?
     
  2. mommissan

    mommissan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    brandoncakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    feather patterns and skin/leg color are exactly the same, but true Jubilee orps should have an abundance of soft feathers(making them look extremely plump) compared to the spex.
     
  4. lillypurrs23

    lillypurrs23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, okay. Yeah, I noticed the Jubilee Orpingtons look bigger than the Speckled Sussexes.
     
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Compared to the average pet Speckled Sussex, they're MUCH much bigger and fluffier. Much more round of body.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Isn't the difference several hundred dollars? If you're in the US, the jubilee orps are still very rare and expensive. The colors are pretty close, but the body type is quite different.
     
  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:Price too, but that will change as more people have them.


    The standard alone for the breeds differs quite a bit.
     

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