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Blue or lavender orpington?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by acbowers, Nov 18, 2013.

  1. acbowers

    acbowers Out Of The Brooder

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    So I really want a blue orp, but they are pretty expensive...I've looked at lavender orps but am wondering what ya'lls votes are... [​IMG]
     
  2. gallito1982

    gallito1982 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I own blues and lavs but defenitly blue orps are quite impresives, so my vote goes to the blue orpingtons
     
  3. acbowers

    acbowers Out Of The Brooder

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    I do love how distinctive the blue color is but I am fairly new to chickens so I'm afraid that they will get killed or something....
     
  4. gallito1982

    gallito1982 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if youre talking about get killed by other chickens, they will be fine, justthe normal pecking order thing, trust me my two and only blue orps were added to a chocolate bantam orp, 3 lavanders,2 silkies and 2 golden sexlinks chicks, very close age all of them but some are way bigger than others, theyre doing great
     
  5. acbowers

    acbowers Out Of The Brooder

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    No, I'm worried about predators...although I haven't had troubles yet, it will be my luck that as soon as I buy such an expensive chicken, it will get killed. But with how pretty they are, I may have to chance it!
     

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