This breed developed at the end of the nineteenth century by a englishman called William Cook from the Village of Orpington. Involved in its creation were,among others,Croad Langshans, Minorcas, Langshans and Plymoth Rocks. Notably, Langshans set its stamp on this new breed, the first Orpingtons still looking very much like Langshans.
- Breed Colors/Varieties:
- Black,Buff,White,Blue-Laced,Birchen,Sliver Black Laced,barred,red,porcelian,Chocolate,Lemon Cuckoo
- Breed Size:
- Large Fowl