Meyer meal maker

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jshreck, Mar 25, 2015.

  1. jshreck

    jshreck Out Of The Brooder

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    Are these three buff orppingtons? I ordered 2 buff orps and a meal maker and while one is a tad darker they are identical. Buff in color, no markings whatsoever and orange legs and feet. [​IMG]
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    I'd wonder if the darker one isn't a red sex link, the BOs are usually a little golder color and the RSLs a little more reddish.
     
  3. jshreck

    jshreck Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, I think you are right. She is definitely more red which is what caught my eye at first. Then I started questioning it and convinced myself she was another buff.
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a Red Sex-Link to me, too.
     
  5. jshreck

    jshreck Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks. I guess it's time to do some reading up on them
     
  6. lburress

    lburress Out Of The Brooder

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    they are great egg layers!
     
  7. maggiemo

    maggiemo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am not much help, I will just comment;
    I just received a shipment from Meyer's and I ordered 15 'surprise rainbow pullets' I also ordered some Golden Buffs aka sexlinks from them. My Golden Buffs are yellow with a chipmunk type stripe of gold/brown.
    I got some that look like the two on the left too. So maybe I got buff orps?
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Red Sex-link, probably.
     

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