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What sex are my buffs?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CurtandDenise, Jul 26, 2016.

  1. CurtandDenise

    CurtandDenise Out Of The Brooder

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    Here are my new buff chicks, 6 weeks[​IMG]
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    There are 4 chicks, pink band, blue, grey and no band.
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    No obvious cockerels yet.
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Seem like pullets.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    looks like pullets at this time- still very young
     
  5. CurtandDenise

    CurtandDenise Out Of The Brooder

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    Backstory,
    My 3 year old buff woud go broody every 6 months, so I got some buff eggs on line (no roosters) and slipped them under her. 4 of 10 hatched. We have done nothing other than put out chick food. Mom did a good job. The chicks have been walking the yard with mom since 2 days old. If we get all hens I'm buying a lottery ticket
     
  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    What breed of Buffs are they? Their skin is too yellow for Orpingtons...
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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  8. CurtandDenise

    CurtandDenise Out Of The Brooder

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    They should be pure breed Orpingtons? At least that is what we were told.

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  9. FunOnABun

    FunOnABun Out Of The Brooder


    Curious about this too...I have two BO chicks whose legs are a pinky-grey color...what color is their skin supposed to be?
     
  10. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Orpingtons should have white skin, it can appear pink/grey though. Yellow indicates crossbreeding.
     

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