The other feed says I should post here.....

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by totribet, Aug 13, 2011.

  1. totribet

    totribet Out Of The Brooder

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    I posted a pic because I think this chick has gotta be a Roo instead of the hen I thought I bought. And the general consensus is that I should post here and see what y'all think this breed is? I bought them as buff orphingtons, but they do not look like what I think from reading they should look like.....on the other feed they seem to think they are Cornish and not going to live long. So....what do ya think?

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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    That is a Cornish X meat bird, unfortunately.
     
  3. SunnyCalifornia

    SunnyCalifornia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not Buff orps for sure, get the stew pot ready, or find someone who can do the deed for you. I think you have Cornish X too.
     
  4. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    ya DEF not orpington. I agree meat birds, often when you buy meat birds they are unsexed cause your gonna eat 'em
     
  5. Whiskey Bay

    Whiskey Bay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:X2.... Definately not Orpingtons. Cornish crosses are meant for processing at fairly early ages,otherwise they begin to cripple.
     
  6. totribet

    totribet Out Of The Brooder

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  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Did you buy from a private breeder, someone you have recourse with? With feed stores you're just up a creek, as a rule, but a private breeder should honor their sale. If they don't, plaster their name and info on your local craigslist!
     

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