Big News Orpington Breeders PICS Added Page 1

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by BamaChicken, Jul 15, 2008.

  1. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

    Nov 14, 2007
    For all of you who have hatched eggs from Bama I am very excited. My neighbor Just Likes to Hatch on here hatched a bunch and i mean a bunch of chicks in April and May and maybe June of Bama and some of Blue Boy and RiR and Buff Orps. Can I tell you he has some awesome looking Chickens. Now the big new is at least one of his Bama Pullets has the White Speckles. Whooo Hoo. I am going to try and get a picture this week. I didn't have my camera with me. He thinks one more has it but there were so many running around. This pullet is about 3 months old like I said it would take to develop the white.
    I'm just so excited. He is going to give her back to me to continue this project.
    If anyone else has the white coming on your blacks from Bama please let me know.

    She is around three months and you can see the start of the white speckles on her head, wings and breast

    She looks about fryer size now, Yum, YUM. Just kidding

    She does have black legs which is great.

    Last edited: Jul 16, 2008
  2. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

    Mar 29, 2008
    Riverside/Norco, CA
    man, that is GREAT! I can't wait to see photos!
  3. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

    Nov 14, 2007
    Funny thing. Angie you will appreciate this. I got so excited I didn't even look at he leg color to see if it was dark which would be great or if it was light like Bama's. I may just have to go in the morning to make the picture.
    Can you tell I am excited.
  4. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing

    Jan 11, 2007
    That is awesome Bama! Now fill me in..are you working on jubilee or black/white mottled? This is incredibly cool, regardless. Congrats! I can't wait to see pics too. [​IMG]

    Edited to add - after the first year moult, the mottling should come in better. [​IMG]

    Last edited: Jul 15, 2008
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Sounds like real progress with your project, Julie! Congratulations! [​IMG]
  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] Sounds exciting!
  7. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

    Jan 1, 2008
    That is Great!!! I cant wait to see the picture. [​IMG]
  8. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

    Apr 4, 2007
    Mansfield, MO
    Cannot wait to see pics!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  9. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    That's wonderful! Can't wait to see! [​IMG]
  10. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Woooooooo hoooooo! I think its great!

    Let see some pictures! I'm excited!

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