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Well, now I'm stumped. Breed help?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by OTTB228, Dec 3, 2015.

  1. OTTB228

    OTTB228 Out Of The Brooder

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    So I bought two dozen "buff orphington" eggs. They hatched yesterday...I now have 13 chicks that are almost entirely black and brown with feathered feet. I have absolutely no idea what they are. Some of the eggs were smaller. I thought they were just eggs from young hens...now I'm wondering if they were bantam eggs. Any thoughts? I only took pictures of a couple of them because they all look the same. :)

    The browns
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    The blacks(with white bellies)
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    The only two that I *think* are actually buff orps. Anyone confirm?
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  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Looks like you got a whole bag of mixed breeds so far. Unfortunately that's about all that can be told at this age. The possible Orps look like Orps so far but I wouldn't believe it until they're grown. Check back in 8 or more weeks with updated pictures and we may be able to narrow down what breeds might be involved in the mixes.
     
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  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on QueenMisha's post.
     
  4. OTTB228

    OTTB228 Out Of The Brooder

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    Will do, thanks!
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Send the pics to the seller and ask them what's up.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think you need to get a refund if you paid for buff orp eggs.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Queen Misha
     
  9. OTTB228

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    So I forgot to come back and tell y'all what I found out! A Black Cooper Maran Roo got in with the Buff Orpingtons and these guys were the result. I don't have any updated pictures but they are seriously cute!
     
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