Papal Chickens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SanctusPullus, Sep 20, 2011.

  1. SanctusPullus

    SanctusPullus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Found an article today about the Papal Farms at Castel Gandolfo and was pleasantly surprised to see they have 300 chickens (from which they get 200 eggs a day) as well as 60 they raise for meat. Are the ones in the photo Buff Orpingtons or something else?

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    Last edited: Sep 20, 2011
  2. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

    Sep 4, 2010
    Hesperia, Ca
    They look like Red Sexlinks, or new Hampshire's
     
  3. brandoncakes

    brandoncakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like Golden Comets/Gold Sexlinks
     
  4. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2011
    Eastern Kansas
    that jumping chicken is funny looking... [​IMG]
     
  5. MOChickenz

    MOChickenz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmm.... One must ask, who is the patron saint of chicken keepers? [​IMG]
     
  6. MOChickenz

    MOChickenz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had to look it up.

    St Brigid of Ireland
     

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