Splash Orpingtons?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by retiredwithchicks, Jul 11, 2010.

  1. retiredwithchicks

    retiredwithchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 3 splash chicks with yellow legs but looks like an orpington. I hatched some B/B/S orpingtons and some Delaware from people on BYC and these 3 popped up. Can one get splash orpingtons without the black feet? If so, are they worth keeping and breeding, or do they have to have the black legs?
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Splashes can have white or slate legs, however, due to Sandhill's breeding in Blue Rocks at some point way back, on occasion, one will pop out with yellowish legs. Had that happen with my own at some point, even though the parent stock have proper slate legs.
     

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