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Blue Orpington Football!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by DawnSuiter, Sep 2, 2009.

  1. DawnSuiter

    DawnSuiter Chillin' With My Peeps

    He's a FOOTBALL [​IMG]
    I have never raised a boy yet with this sort of shape... I have another one too in White... will he grow into the giraffe neck??? Is this bad or what?
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    I think the pullets are looking good so far.. yes?
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  2. danielle82

    danielle82 A Good Egg

    Apr 27, 2009
    Tonasket Wa
    I'd love to know what the resident orpington experts have to say!
     
  3. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My friend had a boy with that shape a while ago, He looked fine when he stopped growing. [​IMG]
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    He's in the gangly stage. Suede was just like that as a youngster.
     
  5. DawnSuiter

    DawnSuiter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Thanks for the vote of confidence... that is a lot of neck to grow into!!! I only hope he grows up half as beautiful as your Suede [​IMG]
     
  6. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    Dawn, They are looking good. I look forward to seeing that boy when he grows up. He isn't nearly all he will be. Beautiful colorl.
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Thanks, Dawn. I am pretty partial to the Suedenator. [​IMG]
     
  8. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    I agreee they are looking wonderful!! My roosters never looked really great til they are around 18 months!! Always gangly young men early on. [​IMG]

    Nice pullets for sure! Nice blue lacing.
     
  9. DawnSuiter

    DawnSuiter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Bama, Tuff & Speckled... Thanks so much for giving your opinions, as you know more about this than I do, so I'm glad to have you to refer to. I was getting discouraged about this guy, but alas.. he's 5 months old and a looooong way to go yet.

    Thanks again
     
  10. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    Your orpington's are very nice!!!
     

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