Orps, green legs?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by crazyhen, Nov 4, 2008.

  1. crazyhen

    crazyhen Overrun With Chickens

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    I have some three week old Buff. orps, or I thought they were. One is larger than the others and has greenish legs. What could it be mixed with. It is truly buff like the others just slightly larger and developing faster. Jean
     
  2. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    I had this very prob with my orps...had yellow legs instead of white/pinkish. I would say it's a mix but someone here that knows more about orps will let you know their thoughts. Good luck!
     
  3. crazyhen

    crazyhen Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks, I would think buff rock but greenish. Not yellow. Jean
     
  4. Hangin Wit My Peeps

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    Yup that's what mine turned out to be...they were beautiful splash colored and I loved them but than the neighbors dog got all three of the orps I had [​IMG] NOW I have nine of MIss Prissy's orps in my bator due to hatch in two days [​IMG] I hope you find an answer to what yours may be. Did you purchase eggs or get them from hatchery?
     
  5. crazyhen

    crazyhen Overrun With Chickens

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    I got them from a local farm store. The others look like orps. pinkish legs and color is the same. Either way I am raising them . I can't wait to see them running around outside. Jean
     
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Could be a cool cross. I saw a Buff Orp with greenish legs once. Was told she laid green eggs, too, so probably she was an Easter Egger cross.
     
  7. crazyhen

    crazyhen Overrun With Chickens

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    That would be nice. Green eggs!!! Oh well I quess it will be quite a while before I find out. She sure is growing faster and maturing faster than the others. I usually hold her more and the smallest one. They are easier to single out. I would try to name them but it is so hard to tell the others apart.
    I still want Delawares this spring. I want 4. Hopefully I would have at least one male but not a heap of them. Knowing my luck sometimes they would be all males. Jean
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Im waiting for my BR x Blue Ameraucana pullet to lay. She was in and out of nests today, so it has to be soon, maybe tomorrow. She should lay a green egg so I'm thrilled. I have Ameraucanas that lay greenish-blue eggs, but not a plain green egg.
     
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    snowydiamonds Chillin' With My Peeps

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