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what breed/sex?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jenpleo, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. jenpleo

    jenpleo New Egg

    Sep 28, 2011
    Hi I got this chick a couple of weeks ago. Any ideas what he/she might be? The guy I got her from thought she might be a buff orpington. Thanks!

  2. JPinVT

    JPinVT Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 29, 2010
    Well, it's not a buff orpington, but... that's all I got!
  3. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Aug 30, 2007
    New York State
    My Coop
    Nope, not a BO. A RIR or NH mix maybe?

    How old? At the moment, without knowing age, it's looking like a pullet.
  4. Depending on the age, it appears to be a pullet, how many weeks have you had it and how old was it when you got it? Can you tell what type of comb it has? It looks to have a single comb in that pic. Looks like it has yellow legs from the pic. What color are it's legs from what you can see? Do you know what different breeds the man has? If he has multiple breeds, one of his roos could have gotten into another pen.
    Last edited: Sep 28, 2011
  5. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 25, 2010
    Kansas City
    Looks like a pullet to me, and a mix.
  6. jenpleo

    jenpleo New Egg

    Sep 28, 2011
    He had ordered a mix of chicks from a hatchery but they were all pure bred. He said he had buff orpingtons, production reds, and some others he couldn't remember in the mix. This chick has a single comb, yellow legs, and really loose feathering that is reddish/buffish. There are some dark speckles in it too. She is really sweet and laid back. Especially compared to the dark cornish I got with her! Thanks for all the info!
  7. jenpleo

    jenpleo New Egg

    Sep 28, 2011
    oh and I think she is about 5-6 wks.
  8. Quote:Then I would say production red BO cross pullet.
    Last edited: Sep 28, 2011
  9. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    Yellow legs = New Hampshire or Production Red, basically the same these days

    If it had Orpington in it, it would have white legs.
    Last edited: Sep 28, 2011
  10. Quote:If it was a BO crossed with a yellow legged chicken, then it could.

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