What breed are my chicks? Maybe Buff Orpington?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lillyrosesmum, Apr 18, 2016.

  1. lillyrosesmum

    lillyrosesmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hubby surprised me with these little ladies. I'm so excited! What breed do you think they might be? Maybe a Buff Orpington in there? What do you think?
    To early to tell?

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  2. sophia31d8921

    sophia31d8921 Out Of The Brooder

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    I think you have Buff Orpingtons and Barred Rock
     
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  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    The black one is a Black Australorp, one of the red ones looks like it maybe a Red sex-link, the other two maybe Buff Orpingtons but I don't think so.
     
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    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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  5. lillyrosesmum

    lillyrosesmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's hard to see in the pictures but one of the yellow chicks has very light reddish chipmunk markings. The other two have a uniform tan color. Does that make a difference?
     
  6. MonicainAZ

    MonicainAZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    IDK, it also looks like the two solid colored ones are getting new feathers that are about the same solid color, so I think there's a decent chance they are buff orpingtons. Production reds usually get their first feathers with a pattern on them and sex links usually white, so my guess would be buffs on those two.
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    Edit: I do agree with the others being a red sex link and an Australorp. A barred rock would have a white spot on its head.
     
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  7. lillyrosesmum

    lillyrosesmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes the two tan ones have feathers that are the same solid color coming in. There isn't a spot on the black ones head. the one with chipmunk markings has tan and white stripes on her feathers.
     

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