Looking for a breeder of LF Buff Orpingtons - the really fluffy, round

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by Kelly G, Mar 1, 2011.

  1. Kelly G

    Kelly G It's like herding cats!

    I have a flock of all hatchery birds......I wanted to get some bird keeping skills under my belt before I put out a lot of money on nice birds - and the time has come [​IMG]

    I have some gorgeous SLW chicks on order for next month from Rebecca @ Foley's....I'm so excited that I can hardly stand it!!!!!!!!!!

    Next on my "bucket list" of chickens is really, really nice Buff Orpingtons. I took my neice to the zoo last weekend, and they had some unbelievably gorgeous birds there in their petting zoo area. Loved them......LOVED THEM!

    I'm looking for the big, really round and fluffy ones........like these I found on Google:

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    .......do you know anyone on here breeding Orps like this? I'm willing to buy chicks or fertile eggs.

    Thanks for your time!
     
  2. sandspoultry

    sandspoultry Everybody loves a Turkey

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    Hello there,
    I have some LF Buff Orps. The are not quiet like thoses, the ones you pictured are English Buff Orps.
    I have nice show stock which are really fluffy but not quiet so round as the English ones.

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    You can also see more pictures on my website and one of the Roosters is on the cover of Out Here magazine from Tractor Supply

    http://www.tractorsupply.com/content/magazine/current/current

    Good luck on your search.
    Sharon
     
  3. Kelly G

    Kelly G It's like herding cats!

    Hi, Sharon! Thanks for posting.......and your Buffs are beautiful!

    I sent an email to the zoo asking them to put me in touch with their resource - and you're right, they are definitely the English variety. It seems I may have a really hard time getting my hands on the buff variety in the states - for some reason the BBS varieties have caught on, but not the buff??

    I'm going to see if I can locate some English - but I want you to know how much I appreciate your offer to buy some of your beautiful birds.

    Kelly
     
  4. tay_boe

    tay_boe Songster

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    Check with bargain. I always get beautiful eggs from her orps.
     
  5. Kelly G

    Kelly G It's like herding cats!

    Thank you! You're right - she has beautiful birds, too!
     
  6. JustAChickenLittle&More

    JustAChickenLittle&More Songster

    Nov 25, 2010
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    OK How do I reach Bargain, something ate my BO's and I only have one left and I want some more! [​IMG]
     
  7. maizey

    maizey Songster

    Yep, I want one of those round fluffy ones too...
     
  8. Kelly G

    Kelly G It's like herding cats!

    I spoke to our zoo today - they are going to find out from their "aviary collector" where they get them from. I emailed them last night & they called me today - NICE!!!
     
  9. spydertoys

    spydertoys Songster

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    I believe I may have what you are looking for. I just need to find the time to get out there with my camera. I have been breeding specifically for that look.

    Sydney
    Feather People Farm
     
  10. JustAChickenLittle&More

    JustAChickenLittle&More Songster

    Nov 25, 2010
    Florida
    Hey Spydertoys, waiting for pics [​IMG]
     

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