What breed are we? Buff color

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by heybarb, Jun 5, 2012.

  1. heybarb

    heybarb Songster

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    I had a friend drop off these two girls at our house this weekend. They were "Easter" chicks for her kids! GRRR! Any way, she's had them since they were day old chicks, the first week of April. So that makes them about 8 - 9 weeks old.

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    Here's another shot of the same two...I'm assuming they are girls!?!?

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  2. aoxa

    aoxa Crowing

    Both girls, and Buff Orpingtons. :)

    At least they kept them alive.. Most people that get them as Easter presents don't know that chicks need a heat source. They look happy and healthy. Good thing they have you now!
     
  3. heybarb

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    Thanks! That's what I thought but I wasn't sure. When she dropped off the chicks, she also gave me about a 1/2 bag of Layer food that they've been eating...maybe that's why they look skinny to me! Or maybe they're supposed to be thin like that?!?
     
  4. aoxa

    aoxa Crowing

    They don't look thin for their age. They should not be on layer, but I don't think they look like they've been too affected. :)
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    They look perfectly healthy to me, they're in that leggy adolescent stage. Look like nice bo pullets.
     
  6. chickenreferee

    chickenreferee Chirping

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    Just wanted to congratulate you on your pretty pullets! :)
     
  7. Brenda Vause

    Brenda Vause In the Brooder

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    My Buff Orpington is huge! My buffy is about that same age! I'll go take a picture of her and post in under here in just a few!
     
  8. Brenda Vause

    Brenda Vause In the Brooder

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    This is my Buffy, she was born 4-21-12. She is the biggest chicken we have, we bought her with 6 others (Barred Plymoth Rock, RIR, Golden Comet, Amberlink, and a black austrolorp) and she has always been a good bit bigger then them.
     
  9. aoxa

    aoxa Crowing

    You wanna talk huge: [​IMG] :gig This is my hen Olive. Probably close to a year old now. She has always been a little 'beefy'
     
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  10. heybarb

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    Wow, she's pretty! My two new ones are about a month younger than my other chicks, so they look small to me. They aren't that much bigger than my OEGB cockeral...here's one of them sitting on the roost with him last night.
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