Jubilee Orpington or Speckled Sussex?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by amygop, Dec 22, 2015.

  1. amygop

    amygop Out Of The Brooder

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    Bought this hen as a baby chick thinking she was a Speckled Sussex, but just found out from the breeder that there may have been a mix up, and perhaps she is a Jubilee Orpington. Either way, she's a beautiful sweet hen. I'd just like to know what she is.

    Today, she laid her first egg (egg from hen in question on right; egg on left from Black Sex Link for comparison.)
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  2. miss heny

    miss heny Genetic Expert in learning Premium Member

    She is a Sussex, slightly to much white for the standard but her body type is gorgeous [​IMG]
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree; Speckled Sussex. :eek:)
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree she's a Sussex. Orpingtons are round and fluffy, like walking basketballs.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    beautiful speckled sussex
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Speckled Sussex.
     
  7. amygop

    amygop Out Of The Brooder

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    Merry Christmas!
    Had a little Christmas surprise this morning...
    our egg producer is not the speckled after all...it's our 4.5 month old Buff Orpington. Caught her in the act - early bloomer!
    Thanks for all the feedback!
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome, and Merry Christmas to you as well.
     
  9. Rhodebar Lover

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