The Buffs are here! The Buffs are here! LEGHORNS

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Birch Run Farm, Jan 20, 2010.

  1. Birch Run Farm

    Birch Run Farm Biddy up!

    Sep 5, 2008
    It's been nearly ten years since I have had some buff colored birds in my coops. Wow, I have forgotten how pretty this color is!

    I picked my quad of buff leghorns up from Dan Honour while at the NEPC show this past weekend. If you don't know who Dan is, well, he is Mr. Buff. I think there are many people on the poultry world who would agree Dan is the go-to guy to learn about buff poultry genetics. I not only bought some birds from him but also was VERY priveleged to get a personal lesson on buff breeding and genetics. Dan spent the time walking the show hall with me discussing the color buff and how best to proceded with my new stock. Here's a few pics of the birds and THANKS Dan!

    Buff leghorn cockerel looking out the door of his new coop, he's got a bit of frost bite.





    The pullets and cockerel still need to do some growing and filling out but I expect plenty of eggs soon. They are a bit shy yet but not flighty at all.
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Gorgeous Birds!!!!
  3. AccentOnHakes

    AccentOnHakes Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 2, 2009
    Looks like snow in the coop for the last pic. [​IMG]
  4. ole red

    ole red Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 8, 2009
    poplar grove, ar.
    nice looking chickens ya got there.

    just ordered some buff leghorns, lightbrown, single comb, brown leghorns, and some anconas, from ideal this morning myself.
  5. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Beautiful Leghorns!
  6. Henk69

    Henk69 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 29, 2008
    Groesbeek Netherlands
    That cockerel sure has an equal buff coloring!

    Yes, Dan d'Honour is even famous in Holland... [​IMG]
  7. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    Goergous birds! And Congrats [​IMG]
  8. Kim_NC

    Kim_NC Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 27, 2009
    Mt Airy, NC
    Lovely birds. Congrats! How wonderful to spend a conversation with a guy like Dan Honour. Now that's a breeder - not only results, but has the desire to share his knowledge with another enthusiast to further the breeding.
  9. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    Congrats Ann! They are beautiful! [​IMG]
  10. Majestic Lane Poultry

    Majestic Lane Poultry Heart Strings Animal Rehoming

    Feb 9, 2009
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    I would be tickled pink (ahem) I mean buff, if I were you!


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