What is she? I'm new to this chicken stuff :)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hope4mejanet, Sep 24, 2010.

  1. hope4mejanet

    hope4mejanet New Egg

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    Hi there, I need help in figuring out what kind of chicken I have.
    I'm so new to this chicken stuff! BUT I'm loving it by the way!
    Glad I found you all!
    (I was finally able to get a better picture of her)
    Thanks so much, Janet
     
  2. Cat Water

    Cat Water That Person

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    I'm thinking Buff Orpington of RSL. It kind of looks like a rooster to me, though. Has she ever laid eggs?
     
  3. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

  4. SilverPhoenix

    SilverPhoenix Bantam Fanatic

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    Buff orpington, and the girl behind her is a barred rock. [​IMG]
     
  5. hope4mejanet

    hope4mejanet New Egg

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    Someone told me that a buff orphington doesn't have yellow feet? Dunno? [​IMG]
     
  6. sharol

    sharol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    True, but hatchery chicks aren't usually show quality or have all the features of the breed. One of my Delawares has greenish feet, but I still love her anyway -- green feet and all. Otherwise, she looks pretty much like a Delaware. This is Lucy -- see the green feet? Delawares are supposed to have yellow feet.

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  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    NOT a Buff Orpington, but a Sex Link.

    Look at the shanks - they're yellow. Look at the neck, tail, and rear feathers. They turn a blueish white color. Those are all signs of a golden sex-link.

    Buff Orpingtons would be solid buff colored, no exceptions (even for hatcheries) and have pearly-pink colored shanks.
     
  8. RhodeRunner

    RhodeRunner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Agreed. And you may want to trim the bottom of her beak as well. Just hold her down, and take a nail fial to her beak.
     
  9. TriciaHowe

    TriciaHowe Mother Hen

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  10. Loddie Da

    Loddie Da Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You always say what I was just thinking, you just get there first.
     

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