Blue/Black Orp Pics: Help W/Colors?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Yogiman, Mar 31, 2008.

  1. Yogiman

    Yogiman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 2, 2008
    South Louisiana
    Attention Especially: Angie, Cyn, Julie, Robin, and Sandy and to all others who might take the time to provide your input.
    I am attempting to learn color identification in blue/black orpingtons since they are new to me. I would very much appreciate all of your help. Sexing is not an issue at this point.

    Chick No's 1 thru 4 are from a brood of 10 chicks received.
    There are two (2) chicks this color. 1 pullet and 1 roo
    I'm guessing blue on this one. Right?
    This will probably turn out to be the prettiest chick only because I think it is so ugly right now.
    I am at a loss on this one.
    Chick No's 5 thru 7 are from a brood of fifteen (15) received 2 wks. ago.
    There are ten (10) chicks the color of No's 5 & 6 from a brood of 15 chicks received.
    There are only two (2) chicks this color and the remainder (3)are black in the brood. Blue?

    Does anybody see a Blue Boy or Suede in this bunch?
    Last edited: Mar 31, 2008
  2. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

    Nov 14, 2007
    Looks very splashish to me.
  3. Tsagirl

    Tsagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 9, 2007
    I would say splash too! [​IMG]

    LUCKY! [​IMG]
  4. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    I vote splashy, too.

    1. splash
    2. blue
    3. black
    4. where's the picture?
    5. lt. blue
    6. splash
    7. blue
    Last edited: Mar 31, 2008
  5. Tsagirl

    Tsagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 9, 2007
    I think the 3rd one is a black and 2nd is a blue and the rest are very splashy. [​IMG]
  6. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

    Jan 30, 2007
    My humble opinion from raising out my own [​IMG]

    #1, #5 and # 6 Splash
    #2 and #7 Blues.... look like my Blue roo and MPs blue roo did at that age ....
    #3 Black

    Cuties for sure....
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    1. Splash or very lt blue, but my splashes never have that much color in them.
    2. Blue..looks sort of like Suede did, just a touch darker, though.
    3. Black
    4. ...?
    5. Splash or lt blue
    6. definite Splash
    7. Blue

    This is the first splash I ever hatched, at 3 weeks old, then at 4 weeks old:

    This is the second Splash Orp cockerel I hatched from another batch, Skye's brother, at 5 wks:
    Last edited: Mar 31, 2008
  8. KingsCalls

    KingsCalls Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 22, 2007
    New Market,Tn.
    My guess would be 1...splash 2 4... "transparent" 5....splash 6...splash blue [​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 31, 2008
  9. Tsagirl

    Tsagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 9, 2007
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  10. GAhen

    GAhen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 2, 2007
    Carrollton GA
    All little beauties........

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