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Ordered Buff Orpingtons...got those & some extras

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 4onica, Jan 9, 2014.

  1. 4onica

    4onica Hatching

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    I ordered 10 Buff Orpington pullets and received 12 extra chicks of a different breed. Maybe Blue Orpingtons?

    Thank you for your help!!
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    PS Does anyone in the Salt Lake City area want/need some chicks? :)
     

  2. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Crowing

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    Looks like they have yellow legs and a head spot. I say barred rocks. I am pretty sure you can sex them by head dot when they are a day old, but I don't remember how. When they send extras, "packing peanuts", majority of the time they end up being males
     
  3. 4onica

    4onica Hatching

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    Yes they look exactly like those photos online. Especially the lighter bellies. I will see if I can find out how to sex them.

    Thanks!
    Veronica
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    I agree, they look like Barred Plymouth Rocks.
     

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