Orpington 1

By LauraSBale · Jan 11, 2012 · ·
  1. LauraSBale
    • Class- English
    • Standard- Bantam
    • Colors- Black, Buff, Blue, White
    • Comb Type- Medium single with five points that stand upright, bright red
    • Skin/Foot Color- Feet and shanks dark slate, bottoms pinkish white. Buff and White, Pinkish white
    • Wattles- Medium, bright red
    • Earlobes- Medium, bright red
    • Clean/Feathered Feet- Clean
    • Number of Toes- 4
    • Other Physical Characteristics- Heavy, broad deep bodies, their feathers are broad and full and lay smooth against their bodies
    • Egg Color- Brown, great layers
    • Weight- Cockle 10 lb, Hens 8 lb. Bantam- Cockle 3 oz, Hens 34 oz.
    • Conservation Study- Recovering
    • Cold Hardness- Very cold hardy
    • Broody/Mothering Ability- Good brooder and mom
    • General Temperament- Quite docile and affectionate to their owners
    • Additional Notes- Do fine with either confinement or free range. Dual propose
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  1. kidcody
    Loyal, friendly and enjoyable to own and have, Excellent egg layers...Make great family pets and enjoy laying a large amount of eggs, When feed properly, They make great addition to laying many eggs, so many eggs, so many can be used for hatching many chicks....they are among a great family to share eggs with others, Roosters are calm and gentle and guard there many hens, They really are the number one chickens to raise and have among the family,

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