Red sexlink or Buff Orpington?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by yomama, Jan 19, 2011.

  1. This is Butter. I got her in a "Brown Egg Layer" assortment from MPC back in October. She is 12 1/2 weeks old. When I first got her, being unsure of what breed she was, I posted her pic on here. Most people thought she was a Buff Orpington. But as she gets older, she is not as full, or as big, as I thought she would be for a BO. In all the pics I have seen of BO pullets, they seem to be alot more fluffy, and bigger than she is. She is even slimmer and sleeker than some of the other standard breeds that she is running around with (as you can see in pic #2). She is bigger than my Silkies though. Is it possible that she is a Sexlink or just a slow maturing Buff Orpington? Or something else? Sorry for the quality of the pics, they were taken with my phone.




    This is a list of what the possibilities are:
    •Rhode Island Red
    •New Hampshire Red
    •Red Star
    •Speckled Sussex
    •Dark Cornish
    •Light Brahma
    •Buff Orpington
    •Naked Neck
    •Salmon Faverolles
    •Barred Plymouth Rock
    •White Plymouth Rock
    •Partridge Rock
    •Golden Laced Wyandotte
    •Silver Laced Wyandotte
    •Columbian Wyandotte
    •Blue Laced Red Wyandotte
    •Black Jersey Giant
    •Blue Cochin
    •Black Cochin
    •Splash Cochin
    •White Cochin
    •Partridge Cochin
  2. Louieandthecrew

    Louieandthecrew I am actually a female!

    I'd say you have a young Buff Orpington [​IMG]
  3. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Songster

    Feb 1, 2009
    College Station, Tx
  4. scbatz33

    scbatz33 No Vacancy, Belfry Full

    Jan 23, 2009
    South GA
    buff orp
  5. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Songster

    Aug 11, 2009
    Bloomsdale, MO
    she is a buff orpington. the ones from a hatchery are bred for production. birds bred for exhibition are much larger and rounder. she will lay very nicely for you [​IMG]
  6. Thanks everyone! She really is one of my sweetest girls. Guess I thought she was just kind of puny for a BO [​IMG]
  7. punky rooster

    punky rooster Awesome

    Jul 21, 2010

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