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Is this a buff Orpington?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chickdaddy103, Dec 12, 2016.

  1. chickdaddy103

    chickdaddy103 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok, so anybody who's been following my crazy saga has seen me go back and forth on what these two little decile are. However, I think I've nailed down what the orange yellowish one is. Is it a buff Orpington??
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  2. Grub Digger

    Grub Digger Out Of The Brooder

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    The legs are yellow so it could be a buff plymouth rock. Orpingtons typically have pink legs.
     
  3. chickdaddy103

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    That was a weird picture. Here is a better one
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  4. Shezadandy

    Shezadandy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd have to agree it's probably not a buff orpington- the legs being pink (should be yellow).
    Here are 3 week old pics of confirmed buff orpingtons to compare with your chick:

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  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Orpingtons are supposed to have pinkish legs. Your chicks are Buff Rocks. OPs chick is a Buff Orpington, and a little cockerel.
     
  6. chickdaddy103

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    Here's a better picture of the legs
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    Last edited: Dec 13, 2016
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    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    I have a Buff Orpington with pink legs......She is a pure Buff.......

    I am sure yours is also......


    Cheers!
     
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  10. Shezadandy

    Shezadandy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The hatchery they came from doesn't offer Buff Rocks.
    Looking back through their chick photos, around 60 days is when the legs lost the yellow and started going pink.

    Now as adults they're pinkish legs all the way.

    Sorry for any confusion to the OP and others nice enough to point out the discrepancy.


    Same chicks from post above, as adults:

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    Last edited: Dec 13, 2016

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