Around the Farm #3 In Photos - Orpingtons

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by MissPrissy, Sep 6, 2008.

  1. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    And finally some of the orpingtons.

    All of the first batch of pullets from KorfusKluckers stock decided they would rather dust bathe under the roost than to come out and model for me.


    The second batch from KK liked showing off.


    Some from Julie - Bamachicken


    Some from Jody.


    This pretty laced girl is a bbs x lt. brahma from tuffoldhen.


    Black Jack - from TOH's stock.


    Big Red from TOH's stock.


    Red and Mosby spit through the wire. I know they would fight if they got a chance.


    Bonnie and Mosby's babies.


    And my favorite of their offspring - I thought she would be a splash but look at her now.


    Around the farm #1- Gamebirds and Waterfowl

    Around the Farm #2 - Sheep, Goats, Rabbits

    Around the Farm #3 - Orpingtons
  2. Zookeeper9000

    Zookeeper9000 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 1, 2008
    Gladstone MI
    Nice MP, great birds and great pics
  3. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

    Oct 5, 2007
    wow they are beautiful !!
  4. johnmayersquare

    johnmayersquare Let's Talk About Chicks, Man!

    Nov 17, 2007
    Port Orchard, WA
    Beautiful! Thanks for sharing! [​IMG]
  5. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    I wish the girls would have come out from under the roost. They have really nice lacing. I wanted Chris to see how big and fluffy they have grown out.
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    You have quite a few now, MissP! Very nice.
  7. LilRalphieRoosmama

    LilRalphieRoosmama Officially Quacked

    Oct 15, 2007
    Elyria, OH
    Beautiful pics!!!! I didn't know there was such a thing as dairy sheep - learned something new today!!
  8. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Can't have sheep's milk cheese without sheep [​IMG]

    Sheep milk is much much milder than goat's milk. It is really creamy and makes an incredible cheese.

    Something to make you go Hmmmmm ...

    Some nomad's drink horse milk and make cheese with it. I think they also milk horses in some places like Mongolia.

    Buffalo milk makes awesome mozzarella, too!
  9. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    I love it every time you post pics of those Orps MP. Makes me have Orp envy although I am slowly getting my own collective of them. I love the pic of Red and Mosby. Be careful because my Speckled Sussex roo and my Buff Orp still bloodied each other through chicken wire before we put a divider up between them so they couldn't see each other.

    I like the all of them but I especially like the Blues and Splashes from KorfusKluckers. I haven't seen KK's birds before but they look great! I also like the blacks and blues you got from Julie. I have high hopes that at least some of the eggs I just got from her hatch. I never knew I could like black birds so much until I got my black Orp cockerel.

    The lacing on the bird from TOH is just awesome! If nothing else, it's great to look at!

    Thanks for sharing the pics of Jody's Buff Orps you hatched. I think I will try some next year to start upgrading my son's buff Orp group.

    Sorry if that was long-winded but pics of so many great birds deserve the extra effort! [​IMG]
  10. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Beautiful birds!

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