Are my chicks lavender orpingtons?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by robgray, Dec 30, 2014.

  1. robgray

    robgray Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone,
    I bought some lavender orpington hatching eggs and these are my gorgeous chicks....2 of them look brown with brown beak and legs...what do you think?
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  2. specsussex

    specsussex Out Of The Brooder

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    Those don't look lavender to me... Mine were MUCH lighter pastel fluff with dark beaks and legs. I'll try to find a picture...
     
  3. specsussex

    specsussex Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] One of my "boys" this past summer.
     
  4. AtlantisPeeps

    AtlantisPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, that's terrible luck! None look to be lavender orps at all :/

    The top two could possibly be brown orps, but it's a little to early to tell. Not sure what the last one might be...
     
  5. specsussex

    specsussex Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry, mine are actually Lavender Ameraucana not Orps! :) Doesn't matter though.. Lav. Orps would still be the same color...lol.
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    They don't look Lavender to me, either.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Me too.
     
  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    They defiantly aren't lavender. Is is just me or does that last one look like an australorp?
     
  9. robgray

    robgray Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks so much for all you replies and input.....I contacted the person I bought the eggs from and she said "they are splash but I know I put some lavender eggs in there" I'm not sure if there is a brown orpington splash? Do any of you know?
    Anyone buying hatching eggs online and/or through eBay should make sure they are buying from a reputable farm. There is no refunds. Now I am stuck with 3 very cute mutts
     
  10. HighStreetCoop

    HighStreetCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No. Splash chicks are also yellow. They can be hard to tell from Lavenders. These are blues, blacks, and splashes. If you paid with paypal, file a dispute!

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