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Blue Orpington Chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by BamaChicken, Feb 25, 2008.

  1. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    Thought I would share these and how they are growing.
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  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Oh so pretty growing out...Did you see the pair I hatched and took to MissPrissy?...maybe she will post a pic of them....
     
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  3. Corey NC

    Corey NC Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
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    I see some roosters, lol.
     
  4. Yogiman

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    Oh how purdy! They are just as purdy as a spotted pup in a red wagon. Gotta get me some of those to go with my buff orps and white orps.
     
  5. tazcat70

    tazcat70 I must be crazy!

    Beautiful!!! I can't wait!!! Those boys are going to be HUGE look at those legs!

    Thank you Julie for showing me what I am waiting for! It helps when I see all the chicks and eggs and the.......TEMPTATION!
     
  6. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

    Sep 4, 2007
    Those are beautiful Julie! How old are they? Those chicks I hatched I think the batch is pretty cockerel heavy.....its okay Im just glad I got a good hatch. It does look like I have a Splash pullet though. [​IMG]
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    Those blue Orp boys can sure give you "The Eye", can't they? They are so funny. Julie, I got a black cockerel from this last hatch that I think is a real winner. If someone (and you know who you are, LOL) doesn't want him, I may just keep the boy myself!
     
  8. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    Thank you. The top ones are 7 weeks and the bottom pic is of some 3 week olds. They are getting large fast. I need a younger blue Cockeral with the right eye color so i will probably keep one of these. I do have a splash pullet in the younger group but she hides when the camera is in there. I have very beautiful Black Cockeral about 6 months old if anyone needs a black orp cockeral. I have another from another line in the younger box of chicks that I will be using for breeding. I can take pics of the black cockeral if anyone wants to see him.
     
  9. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    They are very pretty! [​IMG] I wish I could have big chickens!
     
  10. sweetshoplady

    sweetshoplady Songster

    Feb 4, 2008
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    They are gorgeous!
     

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