My weekly "what are we?" post (5 pics)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by confusedturtle, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. confusedturtle

    confusedturtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These chicks were sold to me as buff orpington mixes. The lady said they were from a buff rooster and possibly a wyandotte hen, but she wasn't 100% sure. She said she has a BO hen but wasn't sure if the fertilized eggs came from her or not. Since I do not know their breed I also am not sure of their sex either. I have noticed subtle differences in the two chicks though, which makes me think maybe one is a roo [​IMG] What do you think? The ones in question seem to have a strawberry comb and they run like the road runner so I have a tough time catching them to get a close pic of their feet. They have yellowish feet that in shade almost have a slight green tint? The alleged BO's are about 6 weeks old, the red sex links are about 8 weeks old and I think the amber link is 9-10 weeks old.
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    This is a red sex link (top), the 2 in question (middle), another red sex link (standing on red cement block) and the butt of a probable amberlink.
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    All of my girls? I have been told the white one is possibly an amberlink hen, one of the girls in question, 2 of the red sex links, and the other girl in question
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    These are the 2 in question with my probable (sp?) amberlink hen. **edited** my amberlink got into something so she (?) looks like she has a mask or darker marking around her eye area, she doesn't though. Her face is just dirty, sorry she is a tough one to keep clean LoL!
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    Im sorry the pictures are not great, my youngest kept trying to catch them so I could get a good picture even though I told her it did not help LoL! I hope I got the pics strait, if not I will edit to fit, thanks again for any and all help we just want to find out all of my girls [​IMG] are [​IMG]
     
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  2. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2010
    Really pretty crosses [​IMG] though I have no idea on breed. Sorry [​IMG]
     
  3. confusedturtle

    confusedturtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LoL no worries Im lost as to what they are for sure, thanks for the compliment on them though [​IMG]
     
  4. phy

    phy Out Of The Brooder

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    They both look like pullets to me.

    I don't think they're full-blood buff orpingtons; they look too dark and not feathered enough to be them.
     
  5. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2010
    Actually I thought they looked a little like my buff sussex because of the black stripes on the neck, but since you know they're part orpington your guess is really as good as mine [​IMG]
     
  6. confusedturtle

    confusedturtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The lady wasn't sure and Im new to all of this so I had no idea. She had a lot of chickens and I believe 1-2 roo's so she was fairly certain who the baby daddy was but not 100% on the mama since she was incubating a bunch all at once LoL. Glad they look hen-y though, I really dont want to get rid of any of them [​IMG] Thank you [​IMG]

    **edited** for all I know they could be sussex, she had alot of chickens and they free reanged on her land, so I have no idea what the other roo's breed was?
     
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  7. phy

    phy Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah, I'm nearly 100% sure they're females -- their combs/wattles are too pale and small to be males. [​IMG]
    Beautiful hens you got there, by the way <3 <3 <3
     
  8. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2010
    Quote:x2 definetely hens. Actually, do BOs have yellow feet? I don't breed them - sussex have pink, not sure about wyandottes...[​IMG]
     
  9. confusedturtle

    confusedturtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] YaY! Thanks. I sure hope they are all hens. We got the 2 in question because we thought the Amberlink was a Red Sexlink rooster and we'd have to get rid of him, we have since been given hope that s/he is an amberlink hen instead. The lady who sold me the two in question thought that one might be a rooster and is willing to buy back any roo's, but now we have hope that all 5 are hens [​IMG] Thank you
     
  10. MinnerBuckwheat

    MinnerBuckwheat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A pure BO will not have yellow feet, they have a white/pink color legs and feet. A buff rock would, but not BO.
     

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